Grumman F7F Tigercat

Naval Fighter / Fighter Bomber

Grumman F7F-3P Tigercat (G-51) © Andreas Kauert
Photo ©: Andreas Kauert (Photos at airliners.net)
The Grumman F7F Tigercat is a twin-engined single- or two-seat fighter bomber and night-fighter aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation. The F7F was operated by the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps.
Some F7F were converted to firebomber aircraft after their military service.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-2800-34W Double Wasp
Engine Power (each)1566 kW2100 hp
Speed700 km/h378 kts
  435 mph
Service Ceiling12.405 m40.700 ft
Range1.932 km1.043 NM
1.200 mi.
Empty Weight7.380 kg16.270 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight11.666 kg25.719 lbs
Wing Span15,70 m51 ft 6 in
Wing Area42,3 m455 ft
Length13,83 m45 ft 4 in
Height5,05 m16 ft 7 in
First Flight03.11.1943
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1944-1946
Total Production364
ICAO CodeTCAT
Data for (Version)Grumman F7F-3
VariantsF7F-1, F7F-1N, F7F-2N, F7F-2D, F7F-3, F7F-3N, F7F-3E, F7F-3P, F7F-4N

[Photo-ID: 6070] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat, United States Marine Corps (USMC), 80382, c/n C.124, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
F7F-3N Tigercat
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Reg.: 80382
c/n: C.124
 
Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11042] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat, United States Marine Corps (USMC), 80410, c/n C.152, Karsten Palt, 2015Grumman
F7F-3N Tigercat
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Reg.: 80410
c/n: C.152
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11043] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat, United States Marine Corps (USMC), 80410, c/n C.152, Karsten Palt, 2015Grumman
F7F-3N Tigercat
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Reg.: 80410
c/n: C.152
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]