Grumman F3F

Fighter Biplane

Grumman F3F-2, N20FG / 6-F-6, c/n 1033 © Robert Domandl
Photo ©: Robert Domandl (Photos at airliners.net)
The Grumman F3F is a single-engine single-seat fighter biplane aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation. The F3F was operated by the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps.
The Grumman F3F is a development of the Grumman F2F. The F3F was the last US Navy biplane fighter aircraft. A few F3F were used by the US Air Force as a ferry-pilot trainer, designated UC-103.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelWright R-1820-22 Cyclone
Engine Power708 kW950 hp
max. Cruise Speed241 km/h130 kts
  150 mph
max. Speed (vne)424 km/h229 kts
  264 mph
Service Ceiling10.119 m33.200 ft
Range1.574 km850 NM
978 mi.
Empty Weight1.490 kg3.285 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.175 kg4.795 lbs
Wing Span9,75 m31 ft 12 in
Wing Area24,2 m260 ft
Length7,06 m23 ft 2 in
Height2,84 m9 ft 4 in
First Flight20.03.1935
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1936-1939
Total Production147
Developed fromGrumman F2F-1
ICAO CodeF3F
FAA TCDSTC2-544
Data for (Version)Grumman F3F-3
VariantsF3F-1, F3F-2, F3F-3, G-22 Gulfhawk II, G-32 Gulfhawk III, G-32A

[Photo-ID: 13289] Karsten Palt 2016-10-11
Grumman F3F-2 (G-32), , N100TF, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Grumman
F3F-2 (G-32)
Reg.: N100TF
 
Flyable Replica
Planes of Fame Air Museum Valle [Valle, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 13290] Karsten Palt 2016-10-11
Grumman F3F-2 (G-32), , N100TF, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Grumman
F3F-2 (G-32)
Reg.: N100TF
 
Flyable Replica
Planes of Fame Air Museum Valle [Valle, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10280] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Grumman G-22 Gulfhawk II, , NR1050, c/n 355, Karsten Palt, 2014Grumman
G-22 Gulfhawk II
Reg.: NR1050
c/n: 355
 
special aerobatic version
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]