By Aviation Enthusiasts LLC The Grumman A-6 Intruder flew for the first time fifty-four years ago today. The A-6 was the result of a 1957 Navy request for proposal for an all-weather attack jet to replace the AD Skyraider. Initially known as the A2F-1, the Intruder was re-designated as the A-6A when the Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force aircraft[Read More…]
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The Grumman Memorial Park is a volunteer effort paying tribute to the incredible advances in aviation and aerospace that took place on Long Island, thanks to the teamwork of the employees of Grumman Corporation.Today a group of volunteers from the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City with the requisite knowledge will be coming out to do the work. The[Read More…]
Three vintage aircraft are scheduled to be scrapped by the Yankee Air Museum of Belleville, Michigan: A Douglas DC-6B, a Grumman A-6A Intruder and an Armstrong Whitworth Argosy AW.650. The museum, founded in 1981 suffered a significant fire in 2004 which destroyed their display hangar and ever since then the three planes which were stored outside have been inaccessible to[Read More…]