Aircraft Photo of N315E / 47030 | Grumman FM-2 Wildcat | USA - Navy | #5196
Registration / Serial:N315E
Serial Painted:47030
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman F4F/FM Wildcat (G-18/36/52/53)
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman F4F/FM Wildcat (G-18/36/52/53)
Aircraft Version:Grumman FM-2 Wildcat
Licence-built by:General Motors
Operator Painted:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):2183
City / Airport:Cherry Point - MCAS / Cunningham FieldMap
Region / Country:North Carolina, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KNKT   IATA: -   Local: NKT   Other: -
Collection:Military Aviation Museum
Event:MCAS Cherry Point Air Show 2016
Photo Date:30 April 2016
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 5196
Photo Comment

The F4F Wildcat was crucial to the US Navy in the first two years of the Pacific War. Produced by the Eastern division of GM, the FM-2 was the final version, deployed aboard small escort carriers.

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