F7F Tigercat Special Edition CD
- CD contains 4 magazines
- All in Acrobat PDF format
- Content is keyword searchable
- Print a personal copy
- Allow 1 week for US delivery
- On The Track Of The Tigercat
- The Short Career Of The Douglas B-18
- The Blackburn Battleships
- Doug Davis And The Travel Air Mystery Ships
- Wait Until Dark! North Korean Supply Columns Destroyed By Marine F7F Pilots
- Payload! The Fairchild C-123
- Building And Flying Grumman’s F7F Tigercat
- Notes From A Test Pilot’s Log, A Veteran Grumman Pilot Reviews Nearly Fifty Years Of Flight!
- Sicily: Prelude To Invasion, The 1943 Dress Rehearsal For Normandy
- Night Cats, Grumman’s sleek F7F Tigercat in Korea
- Winged Missiles of the U.S. Air Force
- Birth of a Legend, the Boeing 367-80 – America’s first jet airliner prototype
- F7F Pilot’s Handbook
- Over 130 F7F Tigercat photos
F7F Tigercat Vital Statistics
- Crew: 2 (pilot, radar operator)
- Length: 45 ft 4 in (13.8 m)
- Wingspan: 51 ft 6 in (15.7 m)
- Height: 16 ft 7 in (5.1 m)
- Wing area: 455 ft² (42.3 m²)
- Empty weight: 16,270 lb (7,380 kg)
- Max. takeoff weight: 25,720 lb (11,670 kg)
- Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney R-2800-34W Double Wasp radial engines, 2,100 hp (1,566 kW) each
- Maximum speed: 460 mph (400 knots, 740 km/h)
- Range: 1,200 mi (1,000 nmi, 1,900 km)
- Service ceiling: 40,400 ft (12,300 m)
- Rate of climb: 4,530 ft/min (23 m/s)
- 4 × 20 mm (0.79 in) M2 cannon
- 4 × 0.50 in (12.7 mm) M2 Browning machine gun
- 2 × 1,000 lb (454 kg) bombs under wings or
- 1 × torpedo under fuselage
- XP-65 – Proposed U.S. Army Air Force fighter.
- XF7F-1 – Prototype aircraft, two built.
- F7F-1 Tigercat – Twin-engine fighter-bomber aircraft, powered by two Pratt & Whitney R-2800-22W radial piston engines. First production version, 34 built.
- F7F-1N Tigercat – Single-seat night fighter aircraft, fitted with an APS-6 radar.
- XF7F-2N – Night-fighter prototype, one built.
- F7F-2N Tigercat – Two-seat night fighter, 65 built.
- F7F-2D – Small numbers of F7F-2Ns converted into drone control aircraft. The aircraft were fitted with an F8F Bearcat windshield behind the cockpit.
- F7F-3 Tigercat – Single-seat fighter-bomber aircraft, powered by two Pratt & Whitney R-2800-34W radial piston engines, 189 built.
- F7F-3N Tigercat – Two-seat night fighter aircraft, 60 built.
- F7F-3E Tigercat – Small numbers of F7F-3s were converted into electronic warfare aircraft.
- F7F-3P Tigercat – Small numbers of F7F-3s were converted into photo-reconnaissance aircraft.
- F7F-4N Tigercat – Two-seat night-fighter aircraft, fitted with an arrestor hook and other naval equipment, 13 built.
- 80375 – Tigercat N379AK LLC in Bellevue, Washington.
- 80390 – Lewis Air Legends in San Antonio, Texas.
- 80411 – Palm Springs Air Museum in Palm Springs, California.
- 80425 – Avstar Inc. in Seattle, Washington.
- 80483 – Historic Flight Foundation in Mukilteo, Washington.
- 80503 – Lewis Air Legends in San Antonio, Texas.
- 80532 – Merle Maine Enterprises in Ontario, Oregon.
- 80373 – National Naval Aviation Museum in NAS Pensacola, Florida.
- 80382 – Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, California.
- 80410 – Pima Air & Space Museum, adjacent to Davis-Monthan AFB, in Tucson, Arizona.
- 80374 – to airworthiness by Pissed Away N7629C LCC in Bellevue, Washington.
- 80404 – in storage at the Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, Florida.