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Grumman J2F Duck


Amphibious Floatplane Utility Aircraft (1936)


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Jump-to: Specifications

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



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 01/19/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1936

Origin
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United States

Crew
2

Production
564
UNITS


Grumman - USA
National flag of Argentina National flag of Colombia National flag of Mexico National flag of the United States Argentina; Colombia; Mexico; United States
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Special-Mission: Anti-Ship
Equipped to search, track, and engage enemy surface elements through visual acquisition, radar support, and onboard weaponry.
Maritime / Navy
Land-based or shipborne capability for operating over-water in various maritime-related roles while supported by allied naval surface elements.


Length
34.0 ft
(10.37 m)
Width/Span
39.0 ft
(11.90 m)
Height
13.9 ft
(4.25 m)
Empty Wgt
5,478 lb
(2,485 kg)
MTOW
7,707 lb
(3,496 kg)
Wgt Diff
+2,229 lb
(+1,011 kg)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Grumman J2F-6 Duck production variant)
Installed: 1 x Wright R-1820-54 9-cylinder radial piston engine developing 900 horsepower.
Max Speed
189 mph
(304 kph | 164 kts)
Ceiling
20,013 ft
(6,100 m | 4 mi)
Range
780 mi
(1,255 km | 2,324 nm)


♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
Sub
Trans
Super
Hyper
HiHyper
ReEntry
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030


(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the Grumman J2F-6 Duck production variant. Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database. View aircraft by powerplant type)
STANDARD:
1 x 7.62mm Browning machine gun in observers cockpit.

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


Supported Types


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Graphical image of an aircraft conventional drop bomb munition
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(Not all ordnance types may be represented in the showcase above)
Hardpoint Mountings: 2


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


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