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Re: F7F (P-65) Tigercat
« Reply #120 on: February 01, 2016, 12:48:30 pm »
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I'm curious when the US Army procured the XP-50?


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Not sure what is the issue
A communications gulf: I explained the issue would have -- for WHIF purposes -- to have had the aircraft fitted with a twin-stage engine from the outset, not modifying an extant engine installed.
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I agree with proposal to have 2-stage engines if we want the new variant to be great performer also at 25000-30000 ft.
Which is basically the goal
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Re: F7F (P-65) Tigercat
« Reply #121 on: February 01, 2016, 04:38:02 pm »
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I'm curious when the US Army procured the XP-50?

I found the answer to this very easily on the internet --- try looking yourself for a change --
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Re: F7F (P-65) Tigercat
« Reply #122 on: February 01, 2016, 04:43:01 pm »
Not sure what is the issue -

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Re: F7F (P-65) Tigercat
« Reply #123 on: January 06, 2017, 08:28:12 pm »
I know this is an old post, but it's still something that interests me: I'm kind of interested that the Grumman 46 started before the USAAF procured the XP-50.  I'm curious if this was enough to throw a monkey-wrench into the idea?

Regardless, I find it fascinating that the hydraulic clutching used by the R-2800 didn't seem to mean the same thing as the V-1710's: I'm surprised they wouldn't jump on the possibility of variable-speed off the bat.

I'm also curious how a turbo would have worked if the turbine was pointed straight aft with the exhaust heading through it like on the P-67 Bat.  It would provide the benefits of a turbo and thrust...
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Re: F7F (P-65) Tigercat
« Reply #124 on: July 03, 2021, 06:21:24 pm »
Recce carrier borne USMC Grumman Tigercat.

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Re: F7F (P-65) Tigercat
« Reply #125 on: July 04, 2021, 06:03:07 am »
Intriguing mix of parts  :thumbsup:
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Re: F7F (P-65) Tigercat
« Reply #126 on: July 04, 2021, 11:53:28 pm »
I like the look of it, even though I have doubts concerning the landing gear, esp. the front wheel well and the observer's station. The arrester hook appears quite short, too? Looks like a cool (and massive!) 1945 design, though.  :thumbsup: