Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 8

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 8

Two of 12 F7F-2N of VMF(N)-533 flown from Okinawa to Shanghai on 6th October 1945.

All aircraft completed the flight without incident, stopping for servicing and rest at Shanghai on 6 October 1945, continuing to Peiping via Tientsin the next day. On landing, the squadron was greeted by representatives of the Chinese Air Force and the Japanese Army Air Force, joint operators of the airfield.

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Source
"F7F Tigercat" In Action No.79 (1079), (c)1986 A Squadron/Signal Publication Inc., 1115 Crowley Drive Carrollton, Texas 75011-5010 USA. ISBN 0-89747-188-1.

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Aircraft model

F7F-2N

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8

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Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 8

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 8

Two of 12 F7F-2N of VMF(N)-533 flown from Okinawa to Shanghai on 6th October 1945.

All aircraft completed the flight without incident, stopping for servicing and rest at Shanghai on 6 October 1945, continuing to Peiping via[...]