Grumman F4F-4  "Wildcat"

F4F-3 Wildcat

FM of Royal Navy

 

Type

 Carrier based fighter

Armament

 F4F-2 - 2 x 050in 12,7mm Colt-Browning
F4F-3 - 4 x 050in 12,7mm Colt-Browning
F4F-4 - 6 x 050in 12,7mm Colt-Browning
F4F-4, FM-1 och FM-2 - 2 x 113kg bombs

Engine

 F4F-2 - Pratt&Whitney R-1830-66 Twin Wasp 14cyl radial engine 1050hp
F4F-3 - Pratt&Whitney R-1830-76 14cyl radial engine 1200hp
F4F-4 och FM-1 - Pratt&Whitney R-1830-86  14cyl radial engine 1200hp
FM-2 - Wright R-1820-56 9cyl radial engine 1350hp

Weight

F4F-3 - Empty 2.004kg - Max take-off 2.661kg
F4F-4 - Empty 2.105kg - Max take-off 3.607kg
FM-2 - Empty 2.226kg - Max take-off 3.357kg

Crew

 1

Speed

 F4F-3 - 523km/h
F4F-4 - 509km/h
FM-2 - 534km/h

Year of construction

 1940-1945

Quantity

 F4F-4 - 1169
Martlet IV - 220
FM-1 - 839
Martlet V - 311
FM-2 - 4777
Wildcat VI - 340

User

 USA  Belgium  UK  Greece and France

Manufacturer

 Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp. and Eastern Aircraft GM.