Grumman F7F Tigercat

Butler Farm Air Service, Redmond, OR

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Bureau #: 80373
Construction #: C.115
Civil Registration:
Model: F7F-3
Name: None
Status: Static Display
Last info: 2002
Calvin J. Butler/Butler Farm Air Service, Redmond, OR, 1963-1966.
- Registered as N7654C.
- Flew as tanker #F18 (later #18).
- TBM Inc, Tulare, CA, 1969-1980.
- Flew as tanker #E63.
National Museum Of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL, 1980-2002.
- Displayed as USMC/80373/12.


Additional information on this aircraft

Airframe:                 2370 Hrs TTSNEW

Engine:                     Pratt & Whitney R-2800-34 (C Series)
                                    500 SMOH by Precision Engines
                                    0 SMOH by

Propeller:               500 Hrs SPOH, Fresh AD 81-13-02 Inspection

Exterior:                  Dark Navy Blue with Marines Markings

Interior:                    Redone in Light Gray Imron


Dual Collins VHF-21A COMMS/ Gables Control Heads
Collins VIR-30 NAV/GS/Marker
Collins TDR-90 Transponder
Narco AR-850 Encoder
Sperry C-4 Compass System
Collins PN-101 HSI
RNAV R-60 Loran
NAT AA95-450 Audio Panel/ Intercom – Front
NAT AA-15 Audio Panel/ Intercom – Rear
King KN-65 DME
PC-251 Inverter

Centerline Drop Tank
Military Records
Airshow Smoke System
Rear Seat with Intercom

Dual Oxygen
Dual Oil Filter System

No photo
Bureau #: 80425
Construction #: C.167
Civil Registration:
Model: F7F-3P
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2004

Calvin J. Butler/Butler Farm Air Service, Redmond, OR, 1963-1966.
- Registered as N7235C.
- Flown as tanker #F17 (later #18).
TBM Inc, Tulare, CA, 1969-1979.
- Flew as tanker #E64.
Military Aircraft Restoration Corp, Chino, CA, 1982-1996.
- Flew as Marined/VMFN-515.
- Loaned to Combat Air Museum, Topeka, KS, 1992-1996.
The Fighter Collection, Duxford, UK, June 1996-2002.
- Registered as G-RUMT.
- Rebuilt by Steve Hinton, Fighter Rebuilders, Chino, CA.