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Grumman XF5F Skyrocket


Official Name
Grumman XF5F Skyrocket
Nicknames
Blackhawk Plane; Skyrocket

Vehicle Type



Vehicle Details

Current Model
G-34

Lead Designer
Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation

AdditionalDesigners
Natalie Reed; Valentine-Pendergast Airplane Factory

Dimensions
Length: 28 ft 9 in (8.76 m)
Wingspan: 42 ft (12.80 m)

Previous Owners

First appearance
Last appearance

History

The Grumman XF5F Skyrocket was a prototype of a twin-engine shipboard fighter-interceptor developed by the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation. The Skyrocket was built for the United States Navy, but when they passed up on them, the Blackhawk Squadron used them instead.


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