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Grumman F-9 Cougar

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Aircraft of the U.S. Marines Corps

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Development

Entwicklung

Ordered

   

Bestellt

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Variants

Versionen

  XF9F-6

First three prototypes of the F9F Cougar with the J48-P-8 engine

XF9F-6

Erste drei Prototypen der Cougar mit J48-P-8 Triebwerk

 

F9F-6
F-9F

646 built

F9F-6
F-9F

Serienversion, 646 gebaut.

 

F9F-6D
DF-9F

Drone directors, converted from F9F-6s

F9F-6D
DF-9F

Als Drohnenlenkflugzeuge umgebaute F9F-6

 

F9F-6P

Sixty were built for reconnaissance

F9F-6P

Aufklärungsflugzeug, 60 gebaut

 

F9F-6K
QF-9F

unmanned drones for combat training, converted from F9F-6

F9F-6K
QF-9F

Als unbemannte Zielflugzeuge umgebaute F-9F

  F9F-6K2
QF-9G 

An improved version of the F9F-6K target drone

F9F-6K2
QF-9G 

Als Zielflugzeuge umgebaute F9F-8K mit anderer Elektronik

  F9F-6PD

Drone directors, converted from F9F-6Ps

F9F-6PD

Als Drohnenlenkflugzeuge umgebaute F9F-6P

  F9F-7
F-9H

168 F9F-6 were built with the Allison J33 engine

F9F-7

F-9H

F9F-6 mit Allison J33-A-16A Triebwerk, 168 gebaut.

 

F9F-8
F-9J

601 aircraft with new wing ad more fuel.

F9F-8
F-9J

Version mit zusätzlichen Tank und vergrössterter Flügeltiefe. 601 gebaut.

 

F9F-8B
AF-9J

F9F-8s converted into single-seat attack-fighters.

F9F-8B
AF-9J

Mit Bombenzielgerät ausgerüstete F9F-8 zur Luftnahunterstützung. 

 

YF9F-8T
YFT-9J

F9F-8 aircraft converted into a prototype for the F9F-8T training aircraft

YF9F-8T
YFT-9J
Prototyp einer doppelsitzige Trainerversion 
 

F9F-8T
TF-9J

377 two-seat trainers

F9F-8T
TF-9J

Serienversion der YF9F-8T, 377 gebaut

 

TAF-9J

Training version of the AF-9J

TAF-9J

Zum Training verwendete AF-9J

 

F9F-8P
RF-9J

110 photo-reconnaissance versions

F9F-8P
RF-9J

Aufklärungsflugzeug  110 gebaut.

 

NTF-9J

Two TF-9Js used for special test duties

NTF-9J

Zwei TF-9J die für spezielle Test verwendet wurden.

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Operational history

Einsatzgeschichte

 

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Drawings

Zeichnungen

 

Marines Fighter Squadrons

  VMF-114-01.png (65490 Byte) VMF-114-02.png (66048 Byte) ...

  

  VMF-114 VMF-114
 

Marines Attack Squadrons

  VMA-121-01.png (71996 Byte) VMA-311-01.png (71092 Byte) VMA-311-02.png (71333 Byte)
  VMA-121 VMA-311 VMA-311
  VMA-533-01.png (69835 Byte) ...

  

  VMA-533
 

Marines Photographic Squadrons

  USMC F9F-6P 01.png (66875 Byte) USMC F9F-6P 02.png (69622 Byte) USMC F9F-6P 03.png (78767 Byte)
  VMJ-2 VMJ-2 VMC-2
  USMC F9F-8P 01.png (64701 Byte) USMC F9F-8P 02.png (65812 Byte) USMC F9F-8P 03.png (64070 Byte)
  VMC-2 VMCJ-2 VMCJ-2
  USMC F9F-8P 04.png (63000 Byte) USMC F9F-8P 05.png (63939 Byte) USMC F9F-8P 06.png (64709 Byte)
  VMCJ-3 VMCJ-3 VMJ-4
 

Marines Training Squadrons

  VMT-2-01.png (68523 Byte) VMFT-10-01.png (70225 Byte) VMFT-10-02.png (70131 Byte)
  VMT-2 VMFT-10 VMFT-10
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  VMFT-10
 

Headquarters and Maintenance  Squadrons

  MARS-17-01.png (69593 Byte)
  MARS-17

Display Teams

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  Blue Angels Blue Angels  
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Specifications

Technische Daten

Specifications

F9F-6

Wingspan

Spannweite

15.24 m

Length

Länge

12.55 m

Height

Höhe

5.13 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

46.1 m²

Engine

Motor

1× Pratt & Whitney R-4360-4 Wasp Major radial engine, 3,000 hp

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

591 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

6,557 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

10,608 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

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Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

9,296 m

Range

Reichweite

2,885 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

4× 20 mm  cannon

4,848 kg of Bombs: 

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Serials

Seriennummern

Grumman F9F- Cougar
XF9F-6 126670 - 126672 3
F9F-6 127216 - 127470 255
F9F-6 128055 - 128294 240
F9F-6 130920 - 131062 143
F9F-6 134245 -134433 (189)
F9F-6P 127473 - 127492 20
F9F-6P 128295 - 128310 16
F9F-6P 131252 - 131255 4
F9F-6P 134446 - 134465 20
F9F-7 130752 - 130919 168
F9F-8 131063 - 131251 189
F9F-8 134234 - 134244 11
F9F-8 138823 - 138898 76
F9F-8 141030 - 141229 200
F9F-8 141648 - 141666 19
F9F-8 144271 - 144376 106
F9F-8T 141667 1
F9F-8T 142437 - 142532 96
F9F-8T 142954 - 143012 59
F9F-8T 146342 - 146425 84
F9F-8T 147270 - 147429 160
F9F-8P 141668 - 141727 60
F9F-8P 144377 - 144426 50

Total

1980


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