Flyingzone Logo 4k Flyingzonedirect's Warbirds Aircraft Directory
Grumman F8F-2P Bearcat
Grumman F8F-2P Bearcat
Bearcat '21714' in the markings of VF-19 US Navy sqn which flew from USS Boxer, on display at the Imperial War Museum,Duxford.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: One Crew Single seat Ground Attack Fighter
Country of Origin: United States of America
Engines: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-34W Double Wasp 18-cylinder two row radial air-cooled engine rated at 2,100hp at 2,800 rpm for take off.
Armament: 4 x 0.50 in (12.7mm) colt-Browning machine guns with 300 rounds of ammunition per gun, and provision for 4 x 5 in rockets or 2 x 1,000 lb bombs.
Dimensions: Wing Span: 10.82m (35ft 6 in). Length: 8.43m (27ft 8in), Height: 4.16m (13ft 8in).Wing Area: 22.67 sq. metres (244 sq. feet)
Weights: Empty: 3,322kg (7,323lb). Max Takeoff: 5,779kg (12,740lb)
Performance: Max Speed: 423 mph (680 km/hour) at 15,500ft (4,570m) Max Range: 1,416 miles (2,279km)
Operators: United States Navy
Promoting Aviation Heritage
* Please note: These figures are for guide purposes only. Please refer to published text books for further information.
©2000-2013 Flyingzone Publications - All Rights Reserved - All Trademarks Recognised
Crown Copyright is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationary Office
Search our Site
Air Links Directory
Site Map Contact Us About Flyingzone Publications Return to Home Page