Grumman F7F "Tigercat"

FX7F-1

F7F-1

F7F-3

Top photo shows the FX7F-1, prototype to the Tigercat.

 

Type

 Fighter bomber and Nightfighter

Armament

 F7F-1 - 4 x 050in 12,7mm M2 Browning MG
4 x 20mm M2 cannons
6 x rockets or 2 x 454kg bombs
F7F-3 - 4 x 050in 12,7mm M2 Browning
F7F-2 o 4 - 4 x 20mm M2 cannons

Engine

2 x Pratt&Whitney R-2800-22W/34W Double Wasp 18cyl two row radial engine 2100/2400hp each

Weight

 F7F-1 - Empty 5.943kg - Max take-off 10.235kg
F7F-3 o 4 - Empty 7.379kg - Max take-off 11.650kg

Crew

 1-2

Speed

F7F-1 - 689km/h
F7F-2 - 677km/h
F7F-3 - 699km/h
F7F-4 - 691km/h

Year of construction

 October 1944 - December 1945

Quantity

F7F-1 - 34
F7F-2 - 66
F7F-3 - 250

User

 USA

Manufacturer

 Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation