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Four U.S. Marine Corps All-Weather Medium Attack Squadron 242 (VMA(AW)-242) Grumman A-6A Intruder aircraft (BuNo 155623, 155624, 155625, 157014) flying in echelon formation on 21 November 1975. (Image by Sgt. C. Quinn, USMC via Wikipedia)

Happy Birthday To The Grumman A-6 Intruder

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…]

Today The Grumman Memorial Park Needs Your Help

Today The Grumman Memorial Park Needs Your Help

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…]

by October 25, 2013 1 comment Aviation Museum News
Yankee Air Museum's Armstrong Witworth Argosy, soon to be scrapped.

Yankee Air Museum Makes Tough Decisions

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…]