The multi engine piston Grumman G44 Widgeon is a small amphibious aircraft that seats five passengers and one pilot. The empty weight of the aircraft is 3,189 lbs (1,470 kg) and the maximum takeoff weight is 4,500 lbs (2,500 kg). The Widgeon uses two Ranger L-440C-5 inverted inline engines. The maximum speed is 139 kts (160 mph, 257 km/h).
Variations include the G-44 (main production), G-44A (post-war production), J4F1 (US Coast Guard designation), OA-14 (US Army Air Force designation), OA-14A (aircraft for the Corps of Engineers), Gosling I (J4F-2s transferred to Royal Navy), and the Scan 30 (built in France).