Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-4N

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-4N

Navy night fighter development squadron VC(N)-1 F7F-4N on landing approach to CV-45 USS Vally Forge in early November of 1947.

F7F-4N problems experienced aboard ship were due to the Tigercats size and weight. Pilots found it comfortable and easy to fly on takeoff and during arrested landings.

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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.
Author
Don Greer

added 29 Aug 05:58


Aircraft model

F7F-4N

Operator

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Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-4N

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-4N

Navy night fighter development squadron VC(N)-1 F7F-4N on landing approach to CV-45 USS Vally Forge in early November of 1947.

F7F-4N problems experienced aboard ship were due to the Tigercats size and weight. Pilots found it comfortable and easy to fly on takeoff and[...]