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Description Criteria: Cougar
Data last updated: Sun Jan 19 19:27:27 2014
126257 ... 126264
Grumman F9F-6 Cougar
126670 ... 126672
Grumman XF9F-6 Cougar
126670 by 1997 was at Smithsonian's Silver Hill facility
127216 ... 127470
Grumman F9F-6 Cougar
Redesignated F-9F in 1962
127259 converted to QF-9G. Crashed on manned flight at China Lake, CA Oct 27, 1964. Pilot bailed out.
127271 converted to F9F-6K.  SOC May 26, 1960.
127273 (F9F-6K) crashed between Airfield Gate and the Fuel Farm at NOTS China Lake, CA.
Pilot killed.
127274 was in San Diego Aerospace Museum painted as a Blue Angels
aircraft.  Destroyed in a fire in 1978.
127341 converted to F9F-6K.  Expended as target at China Lake, CA in 1961.  SOC Sep 14, 1961
127473 ... 127492
Grumman F9F-6P Cougar
127487 at Tourist Center, Hampton Inn, Havelock, NC in 2008.
128055 ... 128294
Grumman F9F-6 Cougar
Redesignated F-9G in 1962.
128058 converted to QF-9G
128109 in National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL.
128111 (VF-153) crashed at what is now China Camp State Park, San Rafael, CA
Jan 29, 1954.  Pilot killed.
128113 converted to QF-9G.  Wreck spotted on San Nicholas Island, California Nov 2008.
128129 was Blue Angels #1.  Pilot ejected through canopy in
uncontrolled supersonic dive over Pickens, MS Aug 4, 1953, pilot survived.
128148 converted to F9F-6K.  SOC Jun 23, 1960.
128149 converted to QF-9G. Expended as target at China Lake, CA Feb 24, 1965. SOC Mar 17, 1965.
128151 converted to QF-9G. Expended as target at China Lake, CA Feb 12, 1965. SOC Mar 1, 1965.
128152 converted to QF-9G. SOC Nov 20, 1968.
128157 converted to F9F-6K2. SOC May 23, 1961.
128162 converted to QF-9G. SOC Mar 29, 1965.
128164 converted to QF-9G. Lost at China Lake, CA Apr 15, 1965. SOC Apr 27, 1965.
128169 converted to F9F-6K.  SOC Jun 9, 1960
128191 converted to F9F-6K.  SOC Jun 29, 1961.
128215 converted to QF-9G
128216 converted to F9F-6K2. SOC Oct 22, 1959.
128233 converted to F9F-6K. Crashed at China Lake, CA Aug 8, 1959. SOC Aug 24, 1959.
128237 converted to F9F-6K.  SOC Apr 5, 1961.
128240 converted to F9F-6K.  SOC May 16, 1961
128249 converted to F9F-6KD
128250 converted to F9F-6K. Crashed at China Lake, CA Aug 19, 1959. SOC Sep 1, 1959.
128263 converted to F9F-6K.  SOC Mar 17, 1960.
128284 photographed in school year at unknown date or location.
128288 converted to F9F-6K2.  SOC Oct 10, 1961
128290 converted to QF-9G
128295 ... 128310
Grumman F9F-6P Cougar
128298 stripped airframe exists in private collection in Ohio.
130752 ... 131062
Grumman F9F-7 Cougar
Redesignated F-9H in 1962.
130763 at Crasdle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, NY
130783 converted to F9F-7K.  SOC Feb 3, 1961.
130786 converted to F9F-7K. SOC Jul 16, 1959.
130791 converted to F9F-7K.  Expended as target at China Lake, CA May 10, 1961.  SOC Sep 14, 1961.
130802 converted to drone status in 1965 as F9F-6K2.  Later
redesignated F-9H and SOC Oct 1962.  Now on display at 
National Warplane Museum
130805 converted to F9F-7K. Crashed at China Lake, CA Dec 17, 1959
130810 converted to F9F-7K.  SOC Apr 20, 1960.
130828 at NAS Johnsville in 1961
130830 converted to F9F-7K.  SOC Jun 8, 1961.
130837 converted to F9F-7K2.  Crashed into approach lights on landing at China Lake, CA Apr 5, 1961.  SOC Jun 1, 1961.
130842 converted to F9F-7K.  SOC Nov 16, 1960.
130865 converted to F9F-7K.  SOC Mar 31, 1960.
130867 converted to F9F-7K.  Crashed at China Lake, CA May 19, 1960.
130872 converted to F9F-7K.  SOC Jun 15, 1961.
130877 converted to F9F-7K.  SOC Mar 21, 1961.
130882 converted to F9F-7K.  SOC Aug 25, 1960
130886 converted to QF-9G. SOC Jan 30, 1970.
130905 converted to F9F-7K. Crashed at China Lake, CA Oct 27, 1959.
130913 converted to F9F-7K.  Crashed at China Lake, CA Nov 23, 1960.
130920/131062 delivered as F9F-6
130942 converted to F9F-6K.  SOC Jun 14, 1960
130957 converted to F9F-6D. SOC while stored at China Lake, CA Apr 17, 1959.
130958 converted to F9F-6K.  SOC Jan 28, 1960.
130959 converted to QF-9G. Expended as target at China Lake, CA Feb 17, 1965. SOC Mar 1, 1965.
130966 converted to QF-9G. SOC Nov 24, 1964
130971 converted to F9F-6K. SOC Oct 21, 1959.
130981 converted to QF-9G. SOC Jul 17, 1964.
130992 converted to QF-9G. SOC Feb 18, 1964.
130999 converted to QF-9G. SOC Jun 18, 1964.
131037 converted to F9F-6K2.  SOC Sep 8, 1961.
131042 converted to QF-9G. SOC Feb 10, 1967
131061 converted to F9F-6K. Crashed at China Lake, CA Oct 6, 1959. SOC Oct 19, 1959.
131063 ... 131251
Grumman F9F-8 Cougar
Redesignated F-9J in 1962
131063 at Pate Museum, Bourland, TX.  In 2009 was on loan to Texas Air Museum Caproc Chapter, Lubbock, TX
131074 to TAF-9J
131208 was Blue Angels #2.  Crashed Oct 18, 1956 at Pensacola, FL.
Pilot killed.
131213 was Blue Angels #6.  Crashed into sand dune Mar 24, 1955 at
Corpus Christi, TX.  Pilot killed.
131230 (c/n 168C) on display at National Museum of Naval Aviation,
Pensacola, FL.
131232 at Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA.
131252 ... 131255
Grumman F9F-6P Cougar
Redesignated RF-9F in 1962.
134234 ... 134244
Grumman F9F-8 Cougar
134243 assigned to Naval Air Reserve Training Command based at NAS New Orleans, LA May 1962.
134245 ... 134433
Grumman F9F-6 Cougar
contract cancelled
134446 ... 134465
Grumman F9F-6P Cougar
134451 seen at Stellar Air Park, AZ in Jul 1981.
138823 ... 138898
Grumman F9F-8 Cougar
138830 to MASDC by Nov 1969
138876 seen in 2005 in Fred Weisbrod Aviation Museum, Pueblo, CO
138890 to TAF-9J
141030 ... 141229
Grumman F9F-8 Cougar
Redesignated F-9J in 1962
141058 noted Dec 2007 with Historic Aviation Memorial Museu, Tyler, Texas.
141117 at USS Intrepid Museum, NY.
141121 (c/n 368C) to MASDC as 3F0157 Apr 23, 1970.  At Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson AZ.
141124 at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ.
141136 on display at USS Midway Museum, San Diego, CA. However, the plane with this serial number is actually a Panther. 
141152 on display at Korean Aerospace Industry Aerospace Museum, Sacheon AFB.
141171 (VA-76) crashed into sea after aborted catapult launch from USS Intrepid
(CVA-11) Jun 11, 1958.  Aircraft disintegrated upon impact and pilot was killed.
141187 converted to QF-9J. SOC Jun 23, 1967.
141188 converted to QF-9J. SOC May 2, 1967.
141193 converted to QF-9J. SOC Nov 18, 1969.
141194 converted to QF-9J. Expended at China Lake, CA May 27, 1968.  SOC Jul 2, 1968.
141195 converted to QF-9J. SOC Dec 6, 1972.
141200 converted to QF-9J. SOC May 2, 1967
141201 converted to QF-9J. SOC May 12, 1967.
141203 converted to QF-9J. SOC Jun 6, 1973.
141218 converted to QF-9J. SOC Jun 7, 1973.
141223 converted to QF-9J. SOC Feb 3, 1967.
141648 ... 141666
Grumman F9F-8 Cougar
Redesignated F-9J in 1962
141649 converted to QF-9J.  SOC due to damage Jan 20, 1974.
141652 to QF-9J.  SOC due damage Dec 13, 1972. 
141666 to QF-9J.  SOC due damage Jul 23, 1970.
141667 ... 141667
Grumman YF9F-8T Cougar
Redesignated TF-9J in 1962
141668 ... 141727
Grumman F9F-8P Cougar
Redesignated RF-9J in 1962
141675 (c/n 8) assigned civilian registration of N9256 and transferred in
1999 to Global Aeronautical Museum, Tucson, AZ.  Later at town of Buckeye, AZ.  On display in
Yanks Air Museum, Chino, California Nov 2009.
141683 to FAA as N473
141688 at Johnsville NAS in 1961.
141694 to FAA as N474
141702 scheduled for display at USS Midway Museum, San Diego, CA.  Put on display there in 2007.
141722 (c/n 55) at MCAS El Toro, CA. Now on display at Flying
Leathernecks Museum, Miramar, CA
142437 ... 142532
Grumman F9F-8T Cougar
Redesignated TF-9J in 1962
142441 remains spotted about 25 mi NW of the airfield at China Lake, California in Nov 1997. 
142442 to NTF-9J
142463 (c/n 27) to Argentine Navy as 0516/3-A-151 May 31, 1962.
To Argentine Naval Air Museum Jul 1988
142470 was '7' of Blue Angels during 1965 season.
142498 (c/n 62) to Argentine Navy as 0517/3-A-152 May 31, 1962.
Became N42WJ, w/o Oct 31, 1991.
142523 (c/n 87)
142954 ... 143012
Grumman F9F-8T Cougar
Redesignated TF-9J in 1962
142976 up for sale on the web.
142985 on display in disrepair at Moulton Field, Tuskegee, Alabama
144271 ... 144376
Grumman F9F-8 Cougar
Redesignated F-9J in 1962
144272 to QF-9J, later to TAF-9J.  SOC Dec 20, 1973.
144275 was displayed for many years at City of Richmond, Virginia's Visitor Center Travelland, but was 
deteriorating.  Donated back to US Navy and transported to NAS Patuxent River, MD for
display at the museum.  Was incorrectly marked as 144276.
144280 converted to QF-9J. SOC Oct 8, 1968.
144288 to QF-9J.  SOC Aug 11, 1972.
144289 converted to QF-9J. SOC Jun 26, 1969.
144290 converted to QF-9J. SOC due damage May 27, 1970.
144295 converted to QF-9J. SOC Feb 6, 1970.
144297 converted to QF-9J. SOC Dec 3, 1968.
144300 converted to QF-9J. SOC Oct 3, 1968.
144312 converted to QF-9J. SOC due damage Sep 23, 1971.
144318 converted to QF-9J. SOC Jun 24, 1969.
144343 converted to QF-9J. SOC Jul 10, 1968.
144345 converted to QF-9J. SOC Jul 23, 1968.
144347 to QF-9J
144352 converted to QF-9J. SOC Jun 3, 1968.
144363 converted to QF-9J. SOC Aug 11, 1972.
144365 engine blew up after takeoff from NAS Chase Field, Beeville, TX Jul 8, 1959 and
belly-landed.  Pilot walked away OK.  This plane is also listed as being in the
collection of the National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL
144366 converted to QF-9J.  SOC Nov 19, 1973.
144373 converted to QF-9J. SOC Jul 19, 1968.
144377 ... 144426
Grumman F9F-8P Cougar
Redesignated RF-9J in 1962
144388 stripped airframe exists in private collection in Ohio.  Noted at Estrella Warbirds Museum, Pasa Robles,
California in Jan 2012.
144402 at National Warplane Museum, Genesco, NY.
144426 (c/n 110) to MASDC as 3F0093.  Now at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ.
146342 ... 146425
Grumman F9F-8T Cougar
Redesignated TF-9J in 1962.
146381 lost over Pacific off California Jun 19, 1961.  2 killed.
146417 was in storage at Naval Air Depot, NAS North Island, CA.  In 2008 was at
Evergreen Museum, McMinnville, OR, painted in Blue Angels livery.
147270 ... 147429
Grumman F9F-8T Cougar
147276 on display at National Museum of Naval Aviation,
Pensacola, FL.  Currently loaned out and on display on USS Lexington, Corpus Christi, TX in 2010
147283 to MASDC as 3F0311 May 3, 1972.  With Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum
147287 with Flying Tigers Warbird Restoration Museum.  Jan 2007
reported to be derelict at former Tom Reilly Museum,
Kissimee, FL
147315 wreck seen in woods near Fort Benning, GA.  Not sure how
it got there.
147344 seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975
147380 creashed Jun 23, 1961 10 mi N of Indio, CA.  Both crew killed.  Aircraft struck ground while inverted, pilot
ejected but chute did not have time to blossom.  Other crewman did not eject.
147385 on display at Patriots Point Museum, Charlestown, SC.
147397 to MASDC as 3F0359.  Later at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ.
147404 used by Blue Angels as #7.  Reported to have crashed Apr 10, 1960at
Colorado Springs, CO due to power failure on takeoff.  Both
crew killed.

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