Item #028290 1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs. Americana - 20th Century - Aviation History - Grumman - F8F Bearcat.
1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs
1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs
1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs
1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs
1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs
1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs
1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs
1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs
1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs

1944 - 1946 Plans for the Grumman F8F Bearcat: Airplane Fuselage Cockpit Section Cabin & Sliding Hood & A Press Photograph of the Development Test Aircraft in Flight & Other Bearcat Photographs

Bethpage Long Island New York: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, 1944. Blueprints. Not Bound. Very Good. Item #028290

Plans for these parts, No. 54008 & 54008-B Model numbers XF8F-1, F8F-1 and others in the F8F series, according to the list on the sheets, with various views & sections and instructions for fabrication and a lengthy parts list detail. The notes indicate that the plans were originally drawn in 1944 and with checks & approvals for 1946 and then superseded; full size scale. Hood plan 36" x 96" approx. size; Cabin 36" x 122" approx. size; heavy paper stock. (and) a black & white 8" x 10" press photo of the plane in flight; back of the photo states "Flt. Development Test F8F" in pen; also 6 other photos of the Bearcat on the ground and in the air; one photo with the note on the back, "F8F Wing tip Blast-off with dynamite - Corky flown." Light wear, occasional splitting at the fold line intersections and a yellowing to paper at the folds; in very good condition.

Price: $125.00