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Grumman J2F Duck

United States (1936)

Detailing the development and operational history of the Grumman J2F Duck Amphibious Floatplane Utility Aircraft.

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  Grumman J2F Duck  
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The Grumman J2F Duck served with all major branches of the United States military during its tenure.

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Grumman J2F-6 Duck Specifications
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United States
Year: 1936
Type: Amphibious Floatplane Utility Aircraft
Manufacturer(s): Grumman - USA
Production: 564
Supported Mission Types
Air-to-Air
Interception
Unmanned
Ground Attack
Close-Air Support
Training
Anti-Submarine
Anti-Ship
Airborne Early Warning
MEDEVAC
Electronic Warfare
Maritime/Navy
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
Passenger Industry
VIP Travel
Business Travel
Search/Rescue
Recon/Scouting
Special Forces
X-Plane/Development
Structural
Crew: 2
Length: 34.02 ft (10.37 m)
Width: 39.04 ft (11.90 m)
Height: 13.94 ft (4.25 m)
Empty Weight: 5,478 lb (2,485 kg)
MTOW: 7,707 lb (3,496 kg)


Installed Power
1 x Wright R-1820-54 9-cylinder radial piston engine developing 900 horsepower.

Standard Day Performance
Maximum Speed: 189 mph (304 kph; 164 kts)
Maximum Range: 780 mi (1,255 km; 678 nm)
Service Ceiling: 20,013 ft (6,100 m; 3.79 mi)


Armament
STANDARD:
1 x 7.62mm Browning machine gun in observers cockpit.

OPTIONAL:
Up to 650lbs of bombs or depth charges.


Operators List
Argentina; Colombia; Mexico; United States

Series Model Variants
• J2F-1 - Initial Production Model; fitted with R-1820-20 radial piston engine of 750 horsepower; 29 examples produced.
• J2F-2 - USMC production model; underwing bomb racks; defensive gun positions at nose and dorsal locations; 21 examples produced.
• J2F-2A - Based on the J2F-2; 9 examples produced.
• J2F-3 - Based on the J2F-2; fitted with R-1802-26 radial piston engine of 850 horsepower; 20 example produced.
• J2F-4 - Based on the J2F-2; fitted with R-1820-30 radial piston engine of 850 horsepower; target-towing equipment; 32 examples produced.
• J2F-5 - Based on the J2F-2; fitted with R-1820-54 radial piston engine of 1,050 horsepower; 144 examples produced.
• J2F-6 - Columbian export model based on the J2F-5 production series; fitted with R-1820-64 radial piston engine of 1,050 horsepower; revised cowl; underwing bomb racks; 330 examples produced.
• OA-12 - USAAF Air and Sear Rescue Variant


Supported Weapon Systems
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