Grumman TBF Avenger

Grumman TBF Avenger

December 19, 2017 PE Matt 0

In March 1939, the US Navy requested design proposals for a new carrier based torpedo bomber to replace the Douglas TBD in the fleet. The requirements for the new aircraft included a desired top speed […]

Grumman J2F Duck

May 18, 2016 PE Matt 0

The Grumman J2F had its origins in the earlier Grumman JF, which had been put forward as one of the first aircraft in the new “utility” type designation. Based on a design by the engineer […]

F4F-4 Wildcat of VGF-27 in the Solomons 1943

Grumman F4F Wildcat

September 29, 2015 PE Matt 0

The Grumman F4F Wildcat was the workhorse fighter of the US Navy in the first 18 months of the Pacific War. Designed as part of the competition for the Navy’s first monoplane fighter which was […]