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The Grumman F7F Tigercat was the first twin-engined fighter aircraft to enter service with the U.S. Navy. Although delivered to U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) combat units before the end of World War II, the Tigercat did not see combat service in that war. Most F7Fs ended up in land-based service, as attack aircraft or night fighters; only the later F7F-4N was certified for carrier service. They saw service in the Korean War & were withdrawn from service in 1954.

F7F Tigercat

The Grumman F7F Tigercat was the first twin-engined fighter aircraft to enter service with the U.S. Navy. Although delivered to U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) combat units before the end of World War II, the Tigercat did not see combat service in that war. Most F7Fs ended up in land-based service, as attack aircraft or night fighters; only the later F7F-4N was certified for carrier service. They saw service in the Korean War & were withdrawn from service in 1954.

F-14 Tomcat Its not hard to see why military jets are so fast, with intakes that size.

F-14 Tomcat Its not hard to see why military jets are so fast, with intakes that size.

F-9 Cougar

Grumman F9F-7 and F9F-8 'Cougar'

Page 1 of 32 - A7M "Reppu" - posted in Naval Aircraft: Since there is no thread on the A7M which will be slated to grace WT in the near future. I decided to make one. What are your opinions on the plane ? What will you think its BR will be ? Any good picture or art of the planes ? Just post it here. Historical data and information of the plane are also welcomed. Towards the end of 1940, the Imperial Japanese Navy asked Mitsubishi to start design on a 16-Shi ca...

Grumman C-1A Trader. Introduced in 1952. Carrier on board delivery (COD) derived fom the S2F tracker. This airplane is part of VRC-40 Fleet Logistics Support "Rawhides".  Retired 1988. Replaced  by the C-2 Greyhound.

Grumman C-1A Trader. Introduced in 1952. Carrier on board delivery (COD) derived fom the S2F tracker. This airplane is part of VRC-40 Fleet Logistics Support "Rawhides". Retired 1988. Replaced by the C-2 Greyhound.

VF-112 F9F-8B "Cougar" BuNo 141058, V-204, traps on USS Essex (CVA-9), 1956.

VF-112 F9F-8B Cougar BuNo 141058

VF-112 F9F-8B Cougar BuNo 141058, V-204, traps on USS Essex (CVA-9), 1956. Official U.S. Navy photo.

Aviation Photo #0718544: Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (G-123) - USA - Navy

Probably the most condensation I have seen from a propeller aircraft. [Canon 300D 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS] - Photo taken at Pacific Ocean [OFF AIRPORT] in California, USA on October 31, 2004.