Grumman Swing-Wing XF1OF-1 Jaguar

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The unusual and innovative swing-wing Jaguar program ended up being a one airplane project even though during its development, orders were placed for one hundred and twelve aircraft. That ship, BuNo 124435, would only be flown by one pilot, Corwin "Corky" Meyer. When the program concluded in 1953 after over a year of flight testing, the flight test example 124435 along with the number two ship 124436, which was some 90% complete, were shipped to the Naval Air Material Center, Philadelphia, for use in testing barriers and ...

Grumman Swing-Wing XF1OF-1 Jaguar 1993, Ginter Books

ISBN-13: 9780942612264

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