The Flight Blog

Plane of the Week: Grumman G-21 Goose

Plane of the Week: Grumman G-21 Goose

Posted by Kayleigh DeMace on Mar 9th 2018

Starting out as a WWII aircraft for the U.S. Navy, the Grumman G-21 Goose evolved into a recreational and commercial transport aircraft. This flying boat embodies a lot of firsts for the Grumman ma … read more
Plane of the Week: Grumman F6F Hellcat

Plane of the Week: Grumman F6F Hellcat

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Feb 9th 2018

Designed as a successor to the Grumman F4F Wildcat, the F6F Hellcat became America's dominant fighter during the second half of the Pacific War. The highly successful Grumman F4F Wildcat had its … read more
Plane of the Week: Grumman FF

Plane of the Week: Grumman FF

Posted by Kayleigh DeMace on Aug 28th 2017

Usually, a double -F- is a bad thing, but this Grumman FF fighter biplane was a winner if I ever saw one. Between its bulbous, tear drop-shaped body and its nickname -Fifi,- this plane is s … read more
Plane of the Week: Grumman TBF Avenger

Plane of the Week: Grumman TBF Avenger

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Mar 3rd 2017

Grumman Avengers assemble! While it was no bombshell in terms of its beauty, don't let that fool you: despite its rather homely looks, this torpedo bomber saw some major wins. During it … read more
Plane of the Week: Grumman X-29

Plane of the Week: Grumman X-29

Posted by Kayleigh DeMace on Jan 20th 2017

The Grumman X-29 is not your typical plane. Its unconventional design is like none other, and its testing and development was meant to experiment with a few different aircraft technologies. … read more