Grumman G-21 Goose

Amphibious Utility Aircraft

Grumman G-21A Goose (JRF-5) N329 B-140 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Grumman G-21 Goose is a twin-engined eight-seat amphibious utility aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation.
The most numerous of the military G-21 versions were the United States Navy and US Coast Guard variants, designated the JRF. Many G-21 Goose have been converted to turboprop engines.
Crew2
Passengers6-7
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior SB-2
Engine Power (each)336 kW450 hp
Speed324 km/h175 kts
  201 mph
Service Ceiling6.492 m21.300 ft
Range1.119 km604 NM
695 mi.
Empty Weight2.460 kg5.423 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.630 kg8.003 lbs
Wing Span14,95 m49 ft 1 in
Wing Area35,1 m378 ft
Length11,70 m38 ft 5 in
Height3,66 m12 ft 0 in
First Flight29.05.1937
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1937-1945
Total Production345
ICAO CodeG21
IATA CodeGRG
Data for (Version)Grumman G-21A Goose
VariantsG-21, G-21A, G-21B, JRF-1, JRF-1A, JRF-2, JRF-3, JRF-4, JRF-5, JRF-6B, OA-9, OA-13A, OA-13B, Goose Mk.I, Mk.IA, Mk.II

[Photo-ID: 10279] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Grumman G-21A Goose, , NC702A, c/n 1048, Karsten Palt, 2014Grumman
G-21A Goose
Reg.: NC702A
c/n: 1048
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 6301] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Grumman G-21A Goose (JRF-5), , N329, c/n B-140, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
G-21A Goose (JRF-5)
Reg.: N329
c/n: B-140
 
ex US Navy JRF-5 BuNo 87746
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6302] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Grumman G-21A Goose (JRF-5), , N329, c/n B-140, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
G-21A Goose (JRF-5)
Reg.: N329
c/n: B-140
 
ex US Navy JRF-5 BuNo 87746
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]