August 2009
Air Classics;Aug2009, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p30
The article provides information on the F7F Tigercat aircraft built by Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation. Along with the Wildcat, Hellcat, and Bearcraft, it is one of the four aircraft that comprise Grumman's holy grail of piston-powered World War II fighters and was revolutionary in being the largest and heaviest of the Navy fighters. During the post-war, U.S. Navy/Marines Tigercats dominated the skies during the Korean War, while civilian Tigercats were proficient aerial fire fighters. The BuNo 80425/N7235C Tigercat is cited as an example.


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