Grumman G-44 Widgeon Photo Gallery
    Originally designed for the civil market, the twin-engine, amphibious Grumman G-44 Widgeon was designated J4F by the USN and Coast Guard and the OA-14 by the USAAF. It was produced from 1941 to 1955 and during World War II it was used as a small patrol and utility airplane machine by the US military and the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm. The first production aircraft went to the US Navy as an antisubmarine aircraft. A total of 317 were built, including 176 for the military and 41 built under license by SCAN of France. The first flight was in 1940.

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Posted May 8, 2023.