Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 12

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 3

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 13

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 12; Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 3; Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 13

F7F-2N Tigercats on the Nan Yuan flight line, Beijing, China, somewhere 1945-1947.

The White nose number is repeated on the vertical stabilizer. Note codes: "13", "12", "3".

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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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October 1945 — May 1947

This unit based at Nan Yuan Field, Chine from October 1945 until May 1947, by this date Japanese aircraft are still active and shared the field with the Tigercats and Chinese air force aircraft.


Aircraft model

F7F-2N

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military > USMC > VMF(N)-533

Registration number

3

Aircraft

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 3

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 3

F7F-2N Tigercats on the Nan Yuan flight line, Beijing, China, somewhere 1945-1947.

The White nose number is repeated on the vertical stabilizer. Note codes: "13", "12", "3".

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 3

Flight line at Nan Yuan Field, Peiping, China 10 December 1945.

VMF(N)-533 F7F-2N (code "3"), VMF(N)-541 F6F-5N (code "N31"), Chinese Air Force P-51's (included code probably "2357", note tail from the right[...]

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 3

According this source: VMF(N)-531; NAS Miramar, circa 1946.

This information still unclear because the image of F7F-2N with "3" code still based in China with VMF(N)-533 until 1947.

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 3


October 1945 — May 1947

Served in China.


Aircraft model

F7F-2N

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military > USMC > VMF(N)-533

Registration number

12

Aircraft

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 12

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 12

F7F-2N Tigercats on the Nan Yuan flight line, Beijing, China, somewhere 1945-1947.

The White nose number is repeated on the vertical stabilizer. Note codes: "13", "12", "3".


October 1945 — May 1947

Served in China.


Aircraft model

F7F-2N

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military > USMC > VMF(N)-533

Registration number

13

Aircraft

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 13

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | 13

F7F-2N Tigercats on the Nan Yuan flight line, Beijing, China, somewhere 1945-1947.

The White nose number is repeated on the vertical stabilizer. Note codes: "13", "12", "3".