The Grumman Wildcat

The Flying Heritage Collection’s de Havilland Mosquito T.III TV959 flying in New Zealand in 2016. It was delivered to the US on December 13. GAVIN CONROY

Origin & history

Grumman Martlet Mk.I AL257 flew with the Fleet Air Arm’s 804 Squadron during World War Two.
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Amajor contributor to US success in World War Two’s Pacific theatre, and a popular machine in British Fleet Air Arm hands, the Grumman Wildcat was a reliable and robust aircraft which led to the development of the even more effective Hellcat.

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