1948 GRUMMAN F8F-2 BEARCAT


  • For Sale
  • 1948
  • GRUMMAN F8F-2 BEARCAT
  • N800H
  • 121752
  • Spokane

3250000 $3,250,000 USD

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  • For Sale
  • 1948
  • GRUMMAN F8F-2 BEARCAT
  • N800H
  • 121752
  • Spokane

Platinum Fighter Sales

Simon Brown / John Rayner

General Specs (cont.)

1569

145 SMOH

248 SPOH

Used

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

Perhaps the best-performing piston fighter ever, the F8F began as a project to provide the WWII fleet with a rapid-climb interceptor to replace the F6F Hellcat. Powered by the same Pratt & Whitney 2800 engine as the Hellcat, the empty weight is approximately a ton less allowing a record-setting time-to-climb to 10,000 feet in under 100 seconds.

Avionics / Equipment

Garmin SL30 Comm
King KT 905 Comm
King KT 76 Transponder
Garmin 296 GPS
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Airframe

1569.3 hrs TTSN
145.4 Hrs Since Restoration by Pacific Fighters, Idaho

Engines / Mods / Prop

Pratt & Whitney R-2800-CB-16
145.4 Hrs. SMOH by Anderson Airmotive

Interior / Exterior

Restored to stock military configuration - Excellent condition

Remarks

Beautiful restored Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat. The Ultimate Piston Engine Fighter!

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