Four World War II-era Grumman fighters took flight together at Oshkosh for a historic flyover at the 2022 AirVenture. The flyover consisted of (clockwise from upper left) an F7F Tigercat, F8F Bearcat, F4F Wildcat and the F6F Hellcat.
Following the “flight of the cats” the Grumman F7F Tigercat executed acrobatic maneuvers prior to landing.
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U.S. Navy Legacy Flight
Four current and former U.S. Navy aircraft participate in a heritage flyover at Wittman Regional Airport. This comprises two Boeing EA-18G Growlers and two Vought F4U Corsairs.
Growlers Earn Their Name
One of two U.S. Navy Boeing EA-18G Growler jets pulls up and engages its afterburners over the skies in Oshkosh.
The U.S. Navy named its fighters after cats from World War II through the 1970s.
Several made appearances in the flight demonstrations at Oshkosh.