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Grumman FF, SF Grumman FF, SF

1931

In 1928 the US Navy aircraft carrier Langley participated in an exercise in which it ...

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Nine versions of this aeroplane were built for the US Navy and Coast Guard, the ...

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Grumman JF, J2F Duck

1933

Grumman JF, J2F Duck

Grumman F2F Grumman F2F

1933

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Developed from the FF-1, the XF2F-1 prototype single-seat carrier-borne biplane fighter made its first flight ...

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Grumman F3F

1935

Grumman F3F

Grumman F4F Wildcat Grumman F4F Wildcat

1937

In 1931 a very young American aviation manufacturing company - Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation - ...

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The G-21A eight-seat commercial amphibian flew for the first time in June 1937 and was ...

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Grumman G-21 / JRF Goose

1937

Grumman G-21 / JRF Goose

Grumman XF5F Skyrocket Grumman XF5F Skyrocket

1940

Ordered as a prototype on 30 June 1938 by the US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics, the ...

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The Widgeon was a military utility version of the four-five-seat commercial Model G-44 amphibian. It ...

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Grumman G-44 / J4F Widgeon

1940

Grumman G-44 / J4F Widgeon

Grumman TBF Avenger Grumman TBF Avenger

1941

Standard carrier-borne torpedo aircraft and light bomber of WWII. The first prototype flew on August ...

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The Grumman G-34 proposal of 1938 for a single-seat twin-engined shipboard fighter anticipated the realisation ...

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Grumman XP-50

1941

Grumman XP-50

Grumman F6F Hellcat Grumman F6F Hellcat

1942

It is probably true to say that the Hellcat was designed in the spring of ...

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Very different from the Grumman 'cats' which had preceded it, the F7F Tigercat (as it ...

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Grumman F7F Tigercat

1943

Grumman F7F Tigercat

Grumman F8F Bearcat Grumman F8F Bearcat

1944

Last in the line of single-seat single-engined fighters to originate from the F4F Wildcat, the ...

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Originally designated the XTB3F-1 (G-70), this aircraft was designed as a torpedo bomber with a ...

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Grumman AF-2 Guardian

1946

Grumman AF-2 Guardian

Grumman UF/HU-16 Albatros Grumman UF/HU-16 Albatros

1947

Experience with the Grumman Goose, which served throughout World War II with great reliability, prompted ...

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The original layout of this single-seat carrier-based fighter provided for the installation of four wing-mounted ...

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Grumman F9F Panther

1947

Grumman F9F Panther

Grumman F9F Cougar Grumman F9F Cougar

1951

The Cougar was a swept-wing development of the earlier G-79 Panther. The fuselage was similar ...

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The world's first variable-sweep combat aircraft, the XF10F-1 was designed as a transonic single-seat shipboard fighter with ...

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Grumman F10F Jaguar

1952

Grumman F10F Jaguar

Grumman F11F Tiger Grumman F11F Tiger

1954

The Tiger single-seat fighter flew for the first time in prototype form on 30 July ...

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The Tracker is a twin 1,136.4kW Wright R-1820-82WA-powered carrier-based antisubmarine search and attack aircraft, produced ...

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Grumman S-2 Tracker

1954

Grumman S-2 Tracker

Grumman WF (E-1) Tracer Grumman WF (E-1) Tracer

1955

Modification of the S2F Tracker with an overfuselage radome housing APS-82 search radar for ...

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Grumman Ag-Cat

1957

Grumman Ag-Cat

Grumman OV-1 Mohawk Grumman OV-1 Mohawk

1959

The first prototype flew on April 14, 1959. Entered production in October 1959. By 1970 ...

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The first prototype flew on April 19, 1960. A total of 482 were built.

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Grumman A-6 Intruder

1960

Grumman A-6 Intruder

Grumman E-2 Hawkeye Grumman E-2 Hawkeye

1960

The Hawkeye was evolved as a carrier-borne early-warning aircraft, but is suitable for land-based operations ...

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Four-seat carrierborne Command and Control Warfare aircraft development of A-6 Intruder. ...

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Grumman EA-6B Prowler

1968

Grumman EA-6B Prowler

Grumman F-14 Tomcat Grumman F-14 Tomcat

1970

The Grumman F-14 Tomcat (the F-13 designation was skipped over by DoD) is a United ...

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Designed to explore hitherto theoretical aerodynamic virtues of forward swept wings which promised improved agility, ...

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Grumman X-29

1984

Grumman X-29



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