Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2D | BuNo.80348 | 348

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2D | BuNo.80348 | 348

BuNo.80348, a newly converted F7F-2D drone controller.

No squadron identification markings are carried on the tail but all other drone controller colors and markings are in place. The F7F-2Ds had no guns but ordnance stations were retained and used to carry drop tanks, such as the 300 gallon tank installed on the centerline station.

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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-2D

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military > U.S. Navy

Registration number

348

Serial number

BuNo.80348

Aircraft

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2D | BuNo.80348 | 348

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2D | BuNo.80348 | 348

BuNo.80348, a newly converted F7F-2D drone controller.

No squadron identification markings are carried on the tail but all other drone controller colors and markings are in place. The F7F-2Ds had no[...]