Model, Static, Grumman F3F-1


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

Manufacturer's model

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of Grumman Aircraft Corp.


  • Airframe, wheels - wood
  • Propeller, landing gear, struts - metal


Model: 19.9 x 41.9 x 61.3cm (7 13/16 x 16 1/2 x 24 1/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Wood and metal model of a Grumman F3F fighter aircraft in light gray fuselage with red bands on cowling and rear fuselage, yellow upper surface of top wing with red "V" and black line, and silver wing surfaces; with retractable landing gear.1/16 scale. Circa 1935.



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