Aviation Photo #1513451 Grumman (General Motors) FM-2 Wildcat - Untitled

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Wildcat FM-2 Bu. No. 86711 is since 1998 owned by Fighter Collection and wears marking of british Marlet Mk. V (but with lower tail) serial JV579 „white F“ from the No. 846 Squadron of Royal Navy operated in summer 1944 from escort carrier HMS Tracker. But this authentic FM-2 was first-time sold to civil user in 1966 and registred as N4845V, then displayed at Chennault Air Museum at Monroe. In January 1993 restored to airworthy and in April 1993 arrived to Duxford and leased by the Fighter Collection.
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    Jiri Zedka
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    Grumman (General Motors) FM-2 Wildcat
    Grumman F4F/FM Wildcat (G-18/36/52/53)
    Grumman F4F/FM Wildcat (G-18/36/52/53)
    Grumman
    5765
    G-RUMW
    86711/F
    Duxford
    England
    United Kingdom
    July 8, 2007
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