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Grumman F11F-1 Tiger
Grumman F11F-1 Tiger


Last updated on: May 24, 2018

The Grumman F11F/F-11 Tiger is a supersonic, single-seat carrier-based United States Navy fighter aircraft in operation during the 1950s and 1960s. Originally designated the F11F Tiger in April 1955 under the pre-1962 Navy designation system, it was redesignated as F-11 Tiger under the 1962 United States Tri-Service aircraft designation system.

The F11F/F-11 was used by the Blue Angels flight team from 1957–1969. Grumman Aircraft Corporation made 200 Tigers, with the last aircraft being delivered to the U.S. Navy on January 23, 1959.


Grumman F9F-9 Tiger/Bu. 138603
- Static-test airframe.


Grumman F9F-9 Tiger/Bu. 138604
- First flight, July 30, 1954.
- Delivered to U.S. Navy, October 15, 1964.
- BAR M&S Bethpage, NY, October 15, 1954.
- R&D Bethpage, NY, October 28, 1954.
- Crashed landed near runway, Peconic, NY, October 19, 1954.
- Engine flamed out.
-- Pilot survived with only minor injuries.
-- Airframe was a write-off.
-- 29 hrs on airframe


Grumman F9F-9 Tiger/Bu. 138605
- First flight, October 2, 1954.
- Delivered to U.S. Navy, October 15, 1954.
- Assigned to BAR M&S Bethpage, NY, October 15, 1954.
- Transferred to R&D Bethpage, NY, October 28, 1954.
- Redesignated as F11F-1, 1955.
- Transferred to NAMC Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 1957.
- Struck off charge at NAMC Philadelphia, PA, July 2, 1957.
-- 148 hrs on airframe.


Grumman F9F-9 Tiger/Bu. 138606
- First flight, December 15, 1954.
- Delivered to U.S. Navy, December 29, 1954.
- Assigned to R&D Bethpage, NY, December 30, 1954.
- Redesignated as F11F-1, 1955.
- Transferred to NATC Patuxent River, MD, May 18, 1959.
- Transferred to O&R Norfolk, VA, May 24, 1960.
- Struck off charge at NAS Norfolk, VA, May 24, 1960.
-- 458 hrs on airframe.


Grumman F9F-9 Tiger/Bu. 138607
- Redesignated as F11F-1, 1955.
- Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ, March 21, 1963.


Grumman F9F-9 Tiger/Bu. 138608
- Delivered to U.S. Navy, February 28, 1955.
- Redesignated as F11F-1, 1955.
- BAR M&S Bethpage, NY, February 28, 1955.
- R&D Bethpage, NY, March 4, 1955.
- NATC Patuxent River, MD, March 16, 1957.
- O&R Norfolk, VA, September 04, 1959.
- Stuck off Charge: February 23, 1960.
-- Striken at NAS Norfolk, VA
-- 299 hrs logged on airframe
- Displayed at Admiral Farragut Academy, St Petersburg, FL, ????.
- Valiant Air Command Museum at Titusville, FL, circa 2017.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138609
- Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ, May 21, 1965.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138610
*1959: NATC.
*8/26/1959: Written off at NATC.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138611
*4/5/1956: Written off at BAR Bethpage, NY.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138612
*1958: NATC.
*4/4/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138613
- Assigned to NATC as 613.
- Transferred to US Weather Bureau Tornado Hunter Squadron.
- Struck off charge: August 30, 1966.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138614
*1957-62: NATC as 614.
*Test Pilot School.
*5/21/1962: Written off at NATC.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138615
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138616
*9/4/1956: Written off at Edwards AFB, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138617
*1955-56: NATC.
*1956-57: VX-3 as JC-51.
*1962: VT-26.
*7/23/1962: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138618
- Delivered to U.S. Navy.
- Assigned to NATC as 618.
- Redesignated YF11F-1 for carrier trials.
- Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ, MAy 21, 1965.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138619
- Delivered to U.S. Navy.
- Assigned to VT-26.
- Struck off charge at NARF Cherry Point, NC, July 5, 1967.
- Displayed at Stricklands Surplus, Inc in Wilmington, NC, ????-2018.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138620
- Damaged during test firing of it's 20mm cannon, September 21, 1960.
-- Rounds overtook aircraft when the aircraft flew through the projectiles trajectory.
-- Aircraft impacted tree while trying to return to Grumman's Long Island Field.
-- Pilot managed to exit the wreck safely.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138621
- Assigned to Test Pilot School?
- Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ, May 21, 1965.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138622
- Delivered to U.S. Navy.
- Assigned to NATC, NAS Patuxent River, MD.
- Transferred to NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
- Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ., January 7, 1965.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138623
- Delivered to U.S. Navy.
- Assigned to NACA/NASA, Langley Research Center, VA, January 4, 1957-August 17, 1961.
- Transferred to NAS Norfolk, VA.
- Struck off charge at BWR Bethpage, NY, September, 30, 1963.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138624
- Written off at BAR Baltimore, MD, May 13, 1958.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138625
- Delivered to U.S. Navy.
- Assigned to VX-3 as JC-52., 1958.
- Transferred to VT-26, 1960.
- Written Off, September 22, 1960.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138626
- Delivered to U.S. Navy.
- Assigned to NATC as 826, 1960.
- Transferred to VT-26.
- Transferre to AMARC, May 1967.
- Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard, May 1967.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138627
*1958: VX-3 as JC-53.
*1/9/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138628
*Test Pilot School, as 8.
*5/21/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138629
*Test Pilot School.
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138630
*1955: NATC as 630.
*VT-26.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*6/14/1967: Struck off charge.
*10/1973: Salvaged?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138631
*1962: VT-23.
*3/7/1962: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138632
*5/21/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138633
*VF-21 as AM-xx.
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138634
*VX-3.
*1957: VA-156 as NL-101 and NL-105.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*VT-26.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*6/14/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138635
*VX-3.
*1956-57: VA-156 as NL-106.
*5/21/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138636
*1957: VA-156 as NL-107.
*VT-26 as 3L-343.
*5/21/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138637
*1957: VX-3 as JC-57.
*ATU-203.
*NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
*1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Was in a dump at NAS China Lake, CA. Salvaged there?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138638
*1957: VX-3 as XC-55.
*1957: VX-3 as JC-56.
*1957: VA-156 as NL-107.
*VT-26.
*NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
*1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Was in a dump at NAS China Lake, CA. Salvaged there?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138639
*VX-3 as JC-5x.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*9/5/1967: Struck off charge at NARF Cherry Point, NC.
*While being airlifted to a museum in South Carolina by helicopter, the line broke and the plane fell into a wooded area near Oak Grove, NC, where it still is as of 2008. Details? Help?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138640
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*8/3/1958: After engine failure during display, crashed landed at Buffalo APT, NY. Or on 8/1/1958?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138641
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1967: VT-26.
*2/20/1967: Crashed near NAS Chase Field, TX. Date wrong?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138642
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*10/14/1958: Crashed into ground practising Split S near NAS Pensacola, FL. Pilot was killed.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138643
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*VT-26.
*VT-23 as 3H-331.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*6/19/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138644
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1967: VT-26.
*1/27/1967: Caught fire and crashed after take-off from NAAS Chase Field, TX.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 138645
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*VT-26.
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*8/27/1964: Crashed near NAAS Kingsville, TX.

Grumman F11F-1F Tiger/Bu. 138646
- Completed as F11F-1F Super Tiger with better engines, 1955.
- Damaged during take-off accident, Edwards AFB, CA, June 23, 1958.
-- Flown by French evaluation pilot.
- Struck off Charge.
- Used for fire-fighting practice and destroyed, ~1980s.


Grumman F11F-1F Tiger/Bu. 138647
*1955: Completed as F11F-1F Super Tiger with better engines.
*1957: Edwards AFB, CA, for tests.
*4/16/1958: Set an official world altitude record of 76,831 feet.
*Flew with the Blue Angels?
*1960: NAF China Lake, CA, for tests.
*1/1961: Modified as ground trainer for technical crews at NAF China Lake, CA.
*1/10/1961: Struck off charge at NAF China Lake, CA.
*Currently preserved at the US Naval Museum of Armament and Technology at NAWC China Lake, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141728
- Delivered to U.S. Navy.
- Assigned to VT-23 as 3H-3##, NAS Kingsville, TX, 1964-1965.
- Transferred to NAS Litchfiled Park, AZ.
- Transferred to AMARC, Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, AZ, July 02, 1965.
- Struck off charge: June 30, 1967.
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Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141729
- Delivered to U.S. Navy.
- Assigned NATC as 729, 1957-1958.
- Transferred VT-26 as 3L-326, NAS Kingsville, TX, 1963-1964.
- Written off, July 2, 1964.


Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141730
*1962-63: VT-26 as 3L-3xx.
*3/6/1963: Written off. Or on 3/7/1963?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141731
*VA-156 as NL-104.
*VF-21.
*1957: VA-156.
*8/21/1957: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141732
*1957: VF-21 as AM-201.
*1962: VT-26.
*1/16/1962: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141733
*1957: VF-21 as AM-2xx.
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141734
*1958: VA-156 as NH-xxx.
*2/20/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141735
*VT-23 as 3H-325.
*1966: VT-26 as 3L-6xx.
*7/5/1967: Struck off charge at NARF Cherry Point, NC.
*Was preserved at the Goldsborough-Wayne APT, NC.
*Currently preserved at the Yanks Air Museum in Chino, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141736
*1957: VA-156.
*7/7/1957: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141737
*1956-58: VA-156 as NH-108.
*2/26/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141738
*1958: VF-156 as NH-105.
*1965: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*2/18/1967: Crashed near NAS El Centro, CA during a practice flight. Pilot was killed. Or near NABTC Pensacola, FL?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141739
*5/27/1959: Written off at O&R NAS Norfolk, VA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141740
*1958: VF-21 as AD-205.
*6/26/1967: Struck off charge at NARF Cherry Point, NC.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141741
*VF-21 as AM-206.
*5/21/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141742
*1957: VF-21 as AM-207.
*5/9/1960: Written off at NAATC Kingsville, TX.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141743
*1959: VF-111.
*2/13/1959: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141744
*1957: VF-21 as AM-208.
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*10/12/1964: Damaged beyond repair in a crash landing.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141745
*1958: VA-156 as NH-110.
*1959: VF-21 as AD-204.
*VF-21 as AM-204.
*1962: VT-26.
*VT-26 as 3L-611.
*1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141746
*9/9/1957: Written off at BAR Bethpage, NY.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141747
*1958: VA-156 as NH-108.
*5/5/1958: Ran off the runway at NAS Cubi Point, Philippines due to engine failure and ended up in the bay. Plane was recovered but written off. Pilot was killed.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141748
*1956-58: VA-156 as NH-x10.
*10/11/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141749
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*1967: VT-26.
*2/20/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141750
*1958: VF-21.
*5/21/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141751
*VF-111.
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141752
*1961: VT-23.
*2/23/1961: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141753
*1959: ATU-222 as 3H-313.
*1960: VT-23.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141754
*1958: VA-156 as NH-101.
*1960: VF-111.
*7/26/1960: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141755
*1958: VF-33.
*10/16/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141756
*VF-111.
*11/6/1962: Written off at O&R NAS Alameda, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141757
*1957: VF-21 as AM-210.
*VT-26.
*1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141758
*1958: VF-156 as NH-107.
*1960: VF-111 as NH-1xx.
*11/6/1960: Written off at O&R NAS Alameda, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141759
*1967: VT-26.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*4/30/1968: Struck off charge.
*Was in a dump at NAS China Lake, CA.
*4/1971: Salvaged at NAS China Lake, CA. Or in 1973?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141760
*8/1957: Delivered to the US Navy.
*1957-58: VF-33.
*JTTU Olathe, KS.
*1961-67: VT-26.
*Assigned as a ground trainer to NATTC Memphis, TN.
*6/27/1967: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*Currently preserved at NSA Mid-South Millington APT, TN.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141761
*1957: VF-21 as AM-211.
*1963: VT-26.
*8/30/1963: Written off. Or on 8/31/1963?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141762
*1958: VF-191 as NM-xxx.
*1960-61: VF-111 as NH-104.
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141763
*1962: VT-26.
*2/7/1962: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141764
*10/1957: Delivered to the US Navy.
*VF-191 as NM-106.
*1965-66: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*9/2/1966: Crashed during an airshow on the shore of Lake Ontario near Toronto, Canada. Pilot was killed. Or on 9/22/1966?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141765
*10/1957: Delivered to the US Navy.
*VA-43.
*VF-21 as AD-203.
*1959: VF-21 as AD-212.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1967: VT-26 as 3L-622.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*6/19/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141766
*1958: ? as NM-105.
*VF-191.
*1961: VT-26.
*5/23/1961: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141767
*1958: ? as NM-108.
*1959: VF-191.
*7/14/1959: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141768
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*7/8/1964: Crashed near NAAS Kingsville, TX. Or on 7/9/1964?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141769
*10/1957: Delivered to the US Navy.
*1966: VT-26 as 3L-304.
*7/20/1966: Crashed near NAAS Chase Field, TX after both wings broke off in flight.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141770
*VF-33 as AF-206.
*1959: VF-33 as AF-205.
*8/2/1959: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141771
*1958: VF-33 as AF-205.
*1959: VF-33 as AF-206.
*VF-21.
*1960: VF-33.
*6/10/1960: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141772
*1958-59: VF-191 as NM-110.
*11/26/1959: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141773
*1958: VF-191 as NM-109.
*5/21/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141774
*1958: VF-33.
*11/22/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141775
*1958-59: VF-191 as NM-107.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141776
*1962: VT-23.
*5/1/1962: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141777
*10/1957: Delivered to the US Navy.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*VF-121 as NJ-101.
*1959: VF-121 as NJ-121.
*1966-67: VT-26 as 3L-600.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*6/15/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141778
*VF-121.
*9/17/1964: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141779
*1959: VF-33.
*2/21/1959: Crashed into the Atlantic Ocean after a bad launch off USS Intrepid. Pilot was killed.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141780
*1958: VF-33.
*3/24/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141781
*1964: VT-26.
*10/14/1964: Crashed near NAS Chase Field, TX.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141782
*5/21/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141783
*1959-60: VF-33 as AF-310.
*1960-61: VF-33 as AF-210.
*Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Was preserved at NAS New York, NY.
*Was preserved at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, NY.
*Currently preserved at the MAPS Museum at the Akron/Canton Airport, OH.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141784
*1961: VT-23.
*4/15/1961: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141785
*1958: VF-191 as NM-105.
*1959: VF-121 as NJ-104.
*VT-26.
*1965: VT-23 as 3H-312.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*6/15/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141786
*1957: VF-33 as AF-212.
*1959: VF-33 as xx-205.
*9/4/1959: Caught fire and ditched into Back Bay Sound off Norfolk, VA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu.141787
*1963: VT-26 as 3L-334.
*1/23/1963: Crashed into a field after pilot ejected. Or on 1/24/1963?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141788
*1959: VF-191.
*10/27/1959: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141789
*1964-65: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*9/16/1965: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141790
*1958-59: VF-191 as NM-102.
*Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1965: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1/2/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Glynco, GA.
*Was preserved at the Florence Air and Missile Museum, SC.
*Currently preserved at Grissom AFB, IN.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141791
*1958: VF-121.
*7/14/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141792
*1963: VT-23 as 3H-350.
*VT-26 as 3L-620.
*VT-23 as 3L-619.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*6/22/1967: Struck off charge.
*NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
*Was in a dump at NAS China Lake, CA.
*10/1973: Salvaged at NAS China Lake, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141793
*VF-111 as NH-108.
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*3/6/1967: Damaged beyond repair in an accident.
*3/14/1967: Written off at NARF Cherry Point, NC.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141794
*VT-26 as 3L-634.
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*6/27/1967: Struck off charge.
*NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
*Was in a dump at NAS China Lake, CA.
*10/1973: Salvaged at NAS China Lake, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141795
*1960: VF-111 as NH-111.
*VF-121 as NJ-109.
*VT-26 as 3L-608.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*4/30/1968: Struck off charge.
*NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
*10/1973: Salvaged at NAS China Lake, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141796
*VF-121 as NJ-111.
*1967: VT-26.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*6/15/1967: Struck off charge.
*Was preserved at the Pima Air and Space Museum, AZ.
*Currently preserved in Grand Junction, CO.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141797
*VF-191 as NM-101.
*1959-60: VF-191 as NM-106.
*1964-65: VT-23 as 3H-322.
*1965: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1966: VT-26 as 3L-617.
*3/25/1967: Struck off charge at NASC El Centro, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141798
*1967: VT-26.
*4/15/1967: Crashed due to engine failure.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141799
*1959: ? as AF-2xx.
*5/24/1967: Struck off charge at NARF Cherry Point, NC.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141800
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141801
*VF-121 as NJ-110.
*1966: VT-26.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141802
*1959: VF-191 as NM-111.
*1959-60: VF-111 as NH-113.
*VT-23.
*7/1965: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1966: NARF Cherry Point, NC.
*1966: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*12/30/1968: Struck off charge at NARF Cherry Point, NC.
*Currently preserved in small fenced area beside US Highway 17 near Craven County Hospital, New Bern, NC.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141803
*1960-61: VF-111 as NH-104.
*? as AD-204.
*VT-26.
*7/1965: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1967: NARF Cherry Point, NC.
*11/2/1967: Crashed at NABTC Pensacola, FL.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141804
*1963: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*12/7/1963: Written off. Or on 12/8/1963?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141805
*1959: VF-111.
*7/8/1959: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141806
*? as NH-xxx.
*1960: VF-111.
*11/7/1960: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141807
*VF-21 as AD-204.
*1962: VT-23.
*6/14/1962: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141808
*1961: VF-21 as AD-219.
*1963: VT-26 as 3L-3xx.
*7/11/1963: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141809
*1958: VF-33.
*8/24/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141810
*VF-191 as NM-104.
*1958: VA-156 as NH-xxx.
*VT-26 as 3L-634.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.
*NARF Cherry Point, NC.
*10/1973: Salvaged at NARF Cherry Point, NC.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141811
*1958: FASRON 5.
*1958: VF-33 as AF-202.
*1960-61: VF-33 as AF-202.
*3/1961: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*1965: VT-23.
*1965-66: VT-26.
*5/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1968: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1/5/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Olathe, KS.
*5/1969: Donated to the University of Kansas Aerospace Engineering Department, at the Lawrence APT, KS.
*Currently preserved at the Combat Air Museum, Topeka, KS.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141812
*1957: VF-21 as AD-201.
*1958: VF-21 as AM-201.
*1959: VF-21 as AD-201.
*VA-43.
*VT-26 as 3L-621.
*1963: VT-26 as 3L-332.
*NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*4/30/1968: Struck off charge.
*1972: Disposed of in fire-fighting tests.
*Did this one end up at NARF Cherry Point?
*Did this one fly with the Blue Angels at some point?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141813
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141814
*VT-26 as 3L-616.
*1963: VT-26 as 3L-316.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.
*NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
*10/1973: Salvaged at NAS China Lake, CA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141815
*1959: ? as AF-xxx.
*1960-61: VF-33 as AF-xxx.
*VF-33 as AF-219.
*VF-33 as AF-204.
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*1966: VT-26.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*4/30/1968: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141816
*1959: ? as AF-209.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*3/1965: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141817
*1957: VF-33 as AF-217.
*1959-61: VF-33 as AF-207.
*VT-26 as 3L-605.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141818
*1959: ? as AF-xxx.
*1960-61: VF-33 as AF-xxx.
*VF-33 as AF-203, AF-220, and AF-211.
*1967: VT-26.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.
*Salvaged by Southwest Alloys of Tucson, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141819
*1959: ? as AF-211.
*VF-33 as AF-201.
*9/17/1964: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141820
*1960: VF-111 as NH-105.
*1961: VF-111.
*3/16/1961: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141821
*1958: VF-51.
*1958: VF-121.
*1959: FASRON 10.
*1959: VF-111.
*1962: VT-26 as 3L-602.
*1967: VT-26 as 3L-601.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*4/30/1968: Struck off charge.
*Was preserved at the Pima Air and Space Museum, AZ.
*1987: Returned to the AMARC bone yard.
*Nosecone currently preserved on the USS Hornet Museum.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141822
*1958: VF-51 as NF-109.
*10/21/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141823
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-xxx.
*VT-26 as 3L-638.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.
*Was this one also sent to the Pima Air and Space Museum? Around 1973?
*Did this one fly with the Blue Angels at some point?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141824
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-xxx.
*1967: VT-26 as 3L-629.
*1968-69: Flew with the Blue Angels acrobatic team.
*2/1969: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*5/1969: Struck off charge at AMARC.
*1973: Taken from the bone yard by Grumman and modified as a testbed for new engines at the NATC.
*1/1975: Returned to the AMARC bone yard.
*4/18/1976: Struck off charge.
*Was preserved at the Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ.
*On the USS Intrepid now?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141825
*VF-51 as NF-105”.
*1959: VA-156 as NH-105.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-105.
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141826
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141827
*5/21/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141828
*VF-33 as AF-217.
*1959: VF-111 as NH-111.
*1966: VT-26 as 3L-628.
*1968: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1/17/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Pensacola, FL.
*Currently preserved at National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141829
*VT-23.
*1967: VT-26 as 3L-619.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*4/30/1968: Struck off charge.
*2/1990: Salvaged by AMCEP of Tucson, AZ.
*Did this one fly with the Blue Angels at some point?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141830
*1966-67: VT-26.
*2/20/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141831
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1967: VT-26.
*3/31/1967: Crashed while landing at NAS Chase Field, TX. Pilot was killed.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141832
*VT-26 as 3L-639.
*Flew with the Blue Angels? Or not?
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.
*Currently preserved at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141833
*1958: VF-51 as NF-00.
*1959: VF-51.
*7/29/1959: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141834
*1963: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*8/1/1963: Written off. Or on 8/2/1963?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141835
*VT-26.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.
*NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
*1973: Disposed of in fire-fighting tests.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141836
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*6/10/1964: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141837
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1960: VT-26.
*9/22/1960: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141838
*1959: VA-43.
*12/10/1959: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141839
*1963-66: VT-26 as 3L-612.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141840
*1963: VT-26 as 3L-313.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141841
*1960-61: VF-33 as AF-205.
*VT-26 as 3L-610.
*NAS China Lake, CA, for tests.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.
*1972: Disposed of in fire-fighting tests.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141842
*1960-61: VF-33 as AF-214.
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*1966: VT-26.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/27/1968: Struck off charge.
*1972: Disposed of in fire-fighting tests.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141843
*1963: VT-26 as 3L-314.
*1964: VT-26.
*7/15/1964: Crashed near NAS Chase Field, TX.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141844
*1960: VF-33.
*7/7/1960: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141845
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*1967: VT-26.
*2/20/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141846
*1965: VT-26.
*5/20/1965: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141847
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1966-67: VT-26 as 3L-607.
*6/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*4/30/1968: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141848
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-xxx.
*1959-60: VF-191 as NM-101.
*VT-26 as 3L-330.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141849
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-106.
*1959: VA-156 as NH-1xx.
*1965-66: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*9/6/1966: Damaged beyond repair after crashing at an airshow at NABTC Pensacola, FL.
*Was in the Walter Soplata collection in Ohio. Now?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141850
*VF-24.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-104.
*1965-67: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*2/1/1967: Crashed near NAS El Centro, CA during a practice flight. Pilot was killed. Or near NABTC Pensacola, FL?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141851
*1964-65: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*12/31/1968: Struck off charge at NAS Lakehurst, NJ.
*Currently a gate guard at NAES Lakehurst, NJ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141852
*1958: VF-191.
*11/12/1958: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141853
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-xxx.
*1966: VT-26.
*1/1967: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*Returned to the AMARC bone yard.
*1973: Taken from the bone yard by Grumman and modified as a testbed for new engines.
*1/1975: Returned to the AMARC bone yard.
*4/18/1976: Struck off charge.
*Was preserved at the Pima Air Museum, AZ.
*1/1981: Returned to the AMARC bone yard.
*Currently preserved at the Pueblo Weisbrod Museum in Pueblo, CO.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141854
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-101.
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141855
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-113.
*1959: VA-156 as NH-105.
*5/21/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141856
*1960: VF-111 as NH-109 and NH-101.
*1962: VT-26 as 3L-327.
*10/25/1962: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141857
*1958: VF-121 as NJ-115”.
*1959: VF-111.
*12/15/1959: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141858
*VF-24.
*1959: VF-211.
*1960-61: VF-111 as NH-109.
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141859
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-102.
*1959: VA-156 as NH-105.
*1965: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*3/28/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Dallas, TX.
*Currently preserved at Murray State College in Tishomingo, OK.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141860
*1964: VT-26 as 3L-6xx”.
*9/9/1964: Crashed near Victoria, TX.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141861
*1/7/1965: Struck off charge at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141862
*1959: ATU-203 as 3U-205.
*1967: VT-26.
*2/20/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141863
*1959: ATU-203 as 3U-203.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1964-65: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*6/14/1965: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141864
*1963: VT-26 as 3L-303.
*Flew with the Blue Angels? Or not?
*9/5/1967: Struck off charge at NARF Cherry Point, NC.
*Was preserved at Patriots Point Museum in Charlestown, SC.
*Currently preserved at NAS Oceana, VA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141865
*VT-23 as 3H-315.
*1961: VT-23.
*8/30/1961: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141866
*1960: VT-26.
*11/15/1960: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141867
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*6/14/1960: Crashed into the water off Pensacola, FL. Pilot was killed.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141868
*1961: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1/21/1965: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.
*Was preserved at Orange County APT, CA.
*Was preserved in Chino, CA.
*Currently preserved at the Planes of Fame Grand Canyon at Valle, AZ.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141869
*1961: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1/21/1965: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.
*Written off at Litchfield Park, AZ?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141870
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*10/21/1967: Damaged beyond repair in a take-off accident?
*Also noted as written off on 10/17/1960 at NAS Pensacola, FL?
*Was preserved as a gate guard at NAS New Orleans, LA.
*Currently preserved at St. John APT, Reserve, LA.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141871
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1/6/1960: Crashed after a midair collision during echelon roll near NAS Key West, FL.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141872
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-1xx.
*1961: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1/21/1965: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.
*Was preserved at the USMC Air and Ground Museum.
*Currently preserved at the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, MI.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141873
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-109.
*1959: VA-156 as NH-105.
*1968: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1/14/1968: Crashed near NAS El Centro, CA on a practice flight. Pilot was killed. Or on 1/15/1968?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141874
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1967: VT-26.
*2/20/1967: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141875
*1963: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*10/16/1963: Written off. Or on 10/17/1963?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141876
*1964: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1966: VT-26.
*10/17/1966: Struck off charge.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141877
*1960: VT-26.
*10/28/1960: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141878
*1962: VT-23.
*5/22/1962: Written off.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141879
*6/1/1960: Written off at NAATC Chase Field, TX.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141880
*1959: VF-24 as NP-xxx.
*1959: VF-211 as NP-112.
*1959: VA-156 as NH-105.
*1963: VT-26 as 3L-3xx.
*7/29/1963: Written off. Or on 7/30/1963?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141881
*1963: VT-23 as 3H-3xx.
*5/9/1963: Written off. Or on 5/11/1963?

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141882
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*VT-23 as 3H-205.
*12/22/1964: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.
*Currently awaiting restoration at the Valiant Air Command Museum in Tico, FL.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141883
*1961: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1962: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1964: NABTC, at NAS Pensacola, FL.
*3/15/1964: Crashed near Apalachicola, FL.

Grumman F11F-1 Tiger/Bu. 141884
*1961-1963: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1/21/1965: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.
*Currently preserved with the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, NY.



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For their assistance in various parts of this project, I would like to give thanks to the following individual people..

Duncan Curtis
Clive Turner
Ron Picciani
Tom Bisbo
Johan Visschedijk
Tjalling Boelman
John Szalay
Gene F. Rogge
Raymond Sinwell
William T. Larkins
Eric Boehn
Rick Centore
Bill Rigney
Bob Sabia
Sid Nanson
K.Y. Lun
Lyle Woltemath
Bob Paluck
Bill Stein
Jim Healy Jr.
John McKenna
John Cowart
Roy Remington

Source(s):
Joe Baugher's Serial Numbers Page

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