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United States' Grumman XF5F Skyrocket fighter

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Grumman XF5F-1 Skyrocket fighter:
United States' Grumman XF5F-1 Skyrocket fighter
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Grumman XF5F-1 Skyrocket fighter:
United States' Grumman XF5F-1 Skyrocket fighter
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Grumman XF5F was to be the United States Navy's first two engine carrier based fighter. It never got past the prototype stage.

Specifications

  Grumman XF5F-1 Skyrocket
Type Carrier based fighter
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Engine (Type) 2: Pratt & Whitney
Cylinders Radial
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Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site