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Grumman TF-1 Trader
Grumman TF-1 Trader
The Grumman WF-2 Tracer (redesignated E-1B in 1962) was the first purpose-built airborne early warning aircraft used by the United States Navy. It was a derivative of the Grumman C-1 Trader and entered service in 1958. It was replaced by the more modern Grumman E-2 Hawkeye by the 1970s.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136748
  • 1/19/1955: First flight.
  • 1/1955: Delivered to the US Navy.
  • 1975-76: USS F.D. Roosevelt COD plane.
  • 1985: USS Forrestal COD plane as 59.
  • 4/1985: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Salvaged.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136749
  • 8/14/1968: Damaged beyond repair in an accident.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136750
  • 1962-66: USS Oriskany COD plane as 750.
  • 1968: USS Coral Sea COD plane as 750.
  • 1969: USS Kitty Hawk COD plane as 750.
  • 1984: VRC-40.
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136751
  • 1958: USS Saratoga COD plane.
  • VRC-40 as CD-751.
  • 1976: NAS Oceana Base Flight.
  • 7/26/1984: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136752
  • 1957: VS-31 as SP-21? No?
  • 1967: USS Intrepid COD plane as 752.
  • 1975: USS Nimitz COD plane as 68.
  • 1980: USS D.D. Eisenhower COD plane.
  • 4/1980: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 8/19/1982: Struck off charge.
  • Sold to the civilian market and registered as N71456.
  • Currently preserved at the Lauridsen Aviation Museum, Buckeye, AZ.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136753
  • 1967: VR-24 as JM-44.
  • 1975-78: NAF Mildenhall Base Flight.
  • 1983: VR-24 as JM-44.
  • 11/24/1983: Went missing over the Mediterranean Sea, along with C-1A 136772, on a flight from Palma to NAF Sigonella, Italy. Perhaps collided with each other? 7 crewmen were killed.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136754
  • FASRON-11 as 754.
  • 1960-61: USS Lexington COD plane.
  • 1972: USS Lexington COD plane.
  • 7/12/1976: Struck off charge at NARF Pensacola, FL.
  • Currently preserved at the Naval Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola, FL.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136755
  • 1975: VR-30 as RW-755.
  • 9/9/1977: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136756
  • 1986: NAS Cecil Field Base Flight as 756.
  • 10/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Salvaged.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136757
  • 1957-58: USS F.D. Roosevelt COD plane.
  • 1973: NAF Mildenhall Base Flight.
  • VRC-40 as 757.
  • 1980: VR-24 as JM-45.
  • 1984: VRC-40.
  • 6/22/1984: Struck off charge at NAS Norfolk, VA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136758
  • 1959: VR-21.
  • 8/26/1959: Written off.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136759
  • 1966: VRC-40 as 759.
  • 1972-73: USS Saratoga COD plane.
  • 1977-78: USS Saratoga COD plane as 60.
  • 3/20/1984: Struck off charge at NARF Norfolk, VA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136760
  • 1961: USS Independence COD plane as 760.
  • 1963: USS Constellation COD plane as 760.
  • 1968: VRC-50 as RG-14.
  • 1969: USS Constellation COD plane as 000.
  • 1984: USS D.D. Eisenhower COD plane.
  • 5/1984: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 5/23/1984: Struck off charge.
  • Salvaged.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136761
  • 1960: VR-22 as RB-761.
  • 1965: USS Randolph COD plane.
  • 1971: VRC-40 as 761.
  • 1972: USS Forrestal COD plane as 59.
  • 6/23/1980: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136762
  • 1962: USS Wasp COD plane as 00.
  • 2/21/1962: Destroyed in a deck accident on USS Wasp in the North Atlantic when HSS-1 145663 caught fire.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136763
  • 1956-57: VR-24 as RD-763.
  • 1974: USS America COD plane.
  • 1979: USS Nimitz COD plane as 68.
  • 5/1979: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 2010: Sold to the Brazilian Navy. Never delivered?
  • Salvaged?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136764
  • VRC-40 as CD-764.
  • 1968: VRC-40 as 764.
  • 8/12/1968: Crashed on the island of Crete. 3 crewmen were killed. Or on 11/15/1968?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136765
  • 5/18/1960: Written off at NAS Norfolk, VA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136766
  • 1954: VR-24 as RD-766.
  • 1968: VR-30 as RW-766.
  • 1975-77: USS Coral Sea COD plane as 600.
  • 1982-85: VRC-30.
  • 1986: VRC-30 as RW-01.
  • 4/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N6193Z.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136767
  • 1956: VR-24 as RD-767.
  • 1962-63: USS Yorktown COD plane as 767.
  • 1966: USS Yorktown COD plane as 767.
  • 1968-69: USS Yorktown COD plane as 767.
  • 1971: USS Ticonderoga COD plane as 000.
  • 1972: USS Oriskany COD plane as 000.
  • VRC-50 as RG-xx.
  • 12/1/1983: Struck off charge at NAF Misawa, Japan.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136768
  • 1962: USS Keasarge COD plane.
  • 8/22/1962: Written off.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136769
  • 1955: VR-24 as RD-769.
  • 1962-66: USS Kitty Hawk COD plane as 769.
  • 1969: USS Kitty Hawk COD plane as 000.
  • 1971: USS Constellation COD plane as 000.
  • 1975: NAS Miramar Base Flight.
  • 1979: NAS Miramar Base Flight.
  • 1981: VRC-40.
  • 1984-86: NAF Misawa Base Flight as 769.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136770
  • 1958: FASRON-10.
  • 8/13/1958: Written off.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136771
  • 1961: USS Bon Homme Richard COD plane.
  • 2/20/1961: Written off.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136772
  • VR-21 as RZ-2.
  • 1968: USS Intrepid COD plane as 772.
  • 1971-72: VRC-40.
  • 1982: USAF J.F. Kennedy COD plane.
  • 1983: VR-24 as JM-47.
  • 1983: USS J.F. Kennedy COD plane.
  • 11/24/1983: Went missing over the Mediterranean Sea, along with C-1A 136753, on a flight from Palma to NAF Sigonella, Italy. Perhaps collided with each other? 7 crewmen were killed.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136773
  • 1962-63: VR-21 as RZ-3.
  • 1964-65: VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • 1981: VRC-30 as RW-773.
  • 10/1981: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N6193N.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136774
  • VX-4 as XF-222.
  • 1963: VR-21 as RZ-4.
  • 1964-65: VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • 1966: VRC-50 as RG-4.
  • 1967: VRC-50 as RG-14.
  • 1975: USS Oriskany COD plane as 000.
  • 1983: USS Constellation COD plane.
  • 3/21/1983: Flew into the side of Mount Rainier, WA. 5 crewmen were killed.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136775
  • 1970: NAS Oceana Base Flight.
  • 1971-72: VR-24 as JM-775.
  • 3/9/1984: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136776
  • 1961-62: VR-21 as RZ-2.
  • 1963-65: VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • 1966: VR-21 as RZ-2.
  • 1966-67: USS Hornet COD plane as 776.
  • 1969-70: USS Hornet COD plane as 000.
  • 1977: VRC-50 as RG-324.
  • 1984-86: NAF Misawa Base Flight as 776.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136777
  • 1966-67: VRC-50 as Rx-xx.
  • 1970: USS B.H. Richard COD plane as 777.
  • 1975: USS Hancock COD plane as 000.
  • 1/23/1984: Struck off charge at NARF Norfolk, VA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136778
  • 1963-64: USS Essex COD plane.
  • 1969: VRC-40.
  • 1976-77: USS F.D. Roosevelt COD plane.
  • VR-24 as JM-778.
  • 2/1987: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N61920 and N778SR.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136779
  • 1958: FASRON-6.
  • 2/20/1958: Written off.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136780
  • 1969: USS J.F. Kennedy COD plane.
  • 1976-78: USS Lexington COD plane as 780.
  • 4/1978: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 8/19/1982: Struck off charge.
  • Salvaged.
  • Cockpit currently preserved in Santa Clara, CA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136781
  • VRC-40 as 781.
  • 1982-84: VRC-30.
  • 1985: VRC-30 as RW-01.
  • 9/1985: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N475AM.
  • Currently preserved at the Pacific Coast Air Museum, CA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136782
  • 1962: USS B.H. Richard COD plane as 782.
  • 1965: USS B.H. Richard COD plane.
  • 1966: VRC-50 as RG-12.
  • 1972: USS Ticonderoga COD plane as 000.
  • 1976: VX-5 as XE-xx.
  • 1983: USS Constellation COD plane.
  • 8/18/1983: Struck off charge.

Grumman TF-1Q Trader/Bu. 136783
  • 1956: VR-24 as JM-8.
  • VAAW-35 as VV-xx.
  • VAW-11 as RR-xx.
  • 1960: VAW-13 as VR-xx.
  • 1970: USS Shangri-La COD plane as 000.
  • 1978: USS Nimitz COD plane as 68.
  • 1980: NAS Brunswick Base Flight.
  • 7/1980: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 8/19/1982: Struck off charge.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136784
  • 1965: VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • 9/12/1965: Crashed into the South China Sea after a bad launch off USS Independence. 1 crewman was killed.

Grumman TF-1Q Trader/Bu. 136785
  • VAW-33.
  • VAAW-33.
  • VAQ-33.
  • 1976: VR-30.
  • 1982-85: VRC-30.
  • 6/24/1985: Struck off charge at NAS North Island, CA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136786
  • 1963-65: VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • 1973: USS Ranger COD plane as 000.
  • VR-30 as RW-786.
  • 1982-85: VRC-30.
  • 1986: VRC-30 as RW-06.
  • 6/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32619.

Grumman TF-1Q Trader/Bu. 136787
  • VAAW-35 as VV-xx.
  • 1959: VAW-11 as RR-799.
  • 1962: VAW-11 as RR-799.
  • VAW-13 as VR-xx.
  • 1968: VA-122 as NJ-200.
  • Converted to C-1A.
  • 1982: USS D.D. Eisenhower COD plane as 69.
  • 4/2/1982: Crashed into Souda Bay, Crete. 11 crewmen were killed. Hit a mountain?

Grumman TF-1Q Trader/Bu. 136788
  • VAW-33.
  • VAAW-33.
  • VAQ-33 as GD-788.
  • Converted to C-1A.
  • 1982-83: VRC-30 as RW-05.
  • 5/1983: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 6/30/1983: Struck off charge.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N788RR and N6788.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136789
  • 1967: USS Saratoga COD plane.
  • 7/12/1967: Written off at NAS Sigonella, Italy.
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136790
  • 1967: COMSEVENTHFL as 790.
  • 1968-70: USS Hancock COD plane as 000.
  • Was preserved at the Florence Air and Missile, Museum, SC.
  • Currently preserved at the Grisson ARB Museum, IN.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136791
  • 7/9/1956: First flight.
  • VR-5.
  • 1960: VR-21 as RZ-7.
  • VR-21 as RZ-5.
  • 1963-64: VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • 1965-66: VR-21 as RZ-00.
  • 1971: USS Oriskany COD plane as 000.
  • VRC-50 as RG-323.
  • 1982: VRC-50.
  • 5/1982: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 5/7/1983: Struck off charge.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N26GH and N27PH.
  • 10/15/2012: Crashed near Skwentna, AK. Pilot was killed.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 136792
  • Converted to WF-2 (E-1B) prototype.
  • 12/17/1956: First flight as such.
  • 1983: NATTC Lakehurst, NJ.
  • 2/23/1983: Struck off charge.
  • Currently preserved at the Quonset Air Museum, RI.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146016
  • 1964: USS Hornet COD plane as 016.
  • 1967: USS Intrepid COD plane.
  • 8/8/1967: Crashed into the Gulf of Tonkin after engine failed on launch from USS Intrepid.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146017
  • 1963: USS Bennington COD plane.
  • 5/15/1963: Written off. Or on 5/16/1963?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146018
  • 1969: VRC-40.
  • 1972-73: VRC-40.
  • 1984: NAS Cecil Field Base Flight.
  • 5/1984: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 5/23/1984: Struck off charge.
  • Salvaged.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146019
  • 1966: VR-24 as JM-019.
  • 1969: VR-24 as JM-xx.
  • 7/10/1969: Written off.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146020
  • 1968: USS Constellation COD plane as 000.
  • 1979: NAF Misawa Base Flight as 020.
  • 1983-86: NAF Misawa Base Flight as 020.
  • 1986: Salvaged at NAF Misawa, Japan.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146021
  • 1964: USS Enterprise COD plane.
  • 11/21/1975: Struck off charge at NARF Alameda, CA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146022
  • 1966: USS Coral Sea COD plane as 022.
  • 1969: USS B.H. Richard COD plane as 022.
  • 1969: USS B.H. Richard COD plane as 000.
  • 1971-74: NAS Atsugi Base Flight.
  • 1978: NAS Atsugi Base Flight as 022.
  • VRC-50 as RG-xx.
  • 1980-83: USS Ranger COD plane as 000.
  • 1983: NAS Whiting Field Base Flight.
  • 10/1983: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 10/26/1983: Struck off charge.
  • 3/1986: Sent to be a target on the Fort Bragg Range, NJ? No?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146023
  • 1960: USS Hornet COD plane as 023.
  • 1967-68: USS Keasarge COD plane as 023.
  • 1969: USS Keasarge COD plane as 000.
  • 1969-70: USS Hornet COD plane as 000.
  • 1974-76: NAS Atsugi Base Flight as 023.
  • 11/1/1976: Crashed on a golf course near NAS Atsugi, Japan.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146024
  • FASRON-8 as 024.
  • VRC-40 as xx-024.
  • 1969-70: VRC-40 as RG-300.
  • 1971: NAS Cubi Point Base Flight as 024.
  • 1975: USS Enterprise COD plane as 000.
  • 1982-85: VRC-30.
  • 1986: VRC-30 as RW-02.
  • 6/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32628.
  • 2010: Sold to the Brazilian Navy. Never delivered?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146025
  • 1963: VR-24 as JM-025.
  • 1974: VR-24 as JM-025.
  • 1986: VRC-40.
  • 10/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32636.
  • 2010: Sold to the Brazilian Navy. Never delivered?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146026
  • 1967: VRC-40 as 026.
  • USS Kitty Hawk COD plane as 000.
  • 1979: VRC-40 as RG-026.
  • 2/1979: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 2010: Sold to the Brazilian Navy. Never delivered?
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32637.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146027
  • NTPS.
  • 1984-85: VCR-40 as 027.
  • 12/1985: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32654.
  • 2010: Sold to the Brazilian Navy. Never delivered?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146028
  • 1965: NAF Naples Base Flight.
  • 1971: VF-24 as JM-028.
  • 1983: VR-24 as JM-42.
  • 1985: VRC-40.
  • 11/1985: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32658.
  • 2010: Sold to the Brazilian Navy. Never delivered?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146029
  • VRC-40 as xx-029.
  • Was preserved onboard the USS Lexington Museum, Corpus Christi, TX.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N6192F and N7171M.
  • Was preserved at the Flying Tigers Warbird Museum in Kissimmee, FL.
  • Currently stored in Kissimmee, FL.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146030
  • 1986: VRC-40.
  • 2/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32689.
  • Currently stored at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146031
  • 1968: USS Enterprise COD plane as 031.
  • 1969: USS Enterprise COD plane as 000.
  • 1974: NAS Jacksonville Base Flight as 031.
  • 1985-86: VRC-40 as 031.
  • 11/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32695.
  • 2010: Sold to the Brazilian Navy. Never delivered?

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146032
  • USS Shangri-La COD plane as 032.
  • 1968: USS Hancock COD plane.
  • 11/26/1968: Written off.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146033
  • 1967: USS Ticonderoga COD plane as 033.
  • 10/23/1967: Written off.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146034
  • 5/1958: Delivered to the US Navy.
  • VRC-40 as xx-034.
  • 1969: USS Independence COD plane as 62.
  • 1972: VR-24 as JM-034.
  • 1987: USS Independence COD plane.
  • Currently preserved at the Wings of Freedom Museum at NAS Willow Grove, PA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146035
  • 1962-65: VR-21 as RZ-8.
  • 1967: VRC-50 as RG-8.
  • 1968-69: NAF Cam Ranh Bay Base Flight.
  • 1971: VRC-50 as RG-302.
  • 1971-74: USS Midway COD plane as 000.
  • 1974: USS Midway COD plane as 600.
  • 1975: USS Midway COD plane as 032.
  • 1975-76: USS Midway COD plane as 600.
  • 1977: USS Midway COD plane as 800.
  • 8/25/1977: Crashed into the sea after take-off from USS Midway.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146036
  • 1961: VR-23 as RK-6.
  • 1963: USS Ticonderoga COD plane.
  • 1963-64: VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • 1965: VR-21 as RZ-1.
  • 1967: VRC-50 as RG-5.
  • 1968: USS Ranger COD plane as 036.
  • 1970: VRC-50 as RG-303.
  • 1978-79: USS Midway COD plane as 600.
  • 1981: USS Midway COD plane as 600.
  • 1982-85: USS Midway COD plane as 700.
  • 8/1985: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32705.
  • Currently preserved onboard the USS Midway Museum, San Diego, CA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146037
  • VR-24 as JM-037.
  • 1972: VR-24 as JM-xx.
  • 1/17/1972: Crashed into the sea off Catania AB, Italy. 6 crewmen were killed.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146038
  • 1986: USS Lexington COD plane as 16.
  • 5/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32709.
  • Currently preserved on Celebrity Row at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146039
  • 1966: USS Coral Sea COD plane as 000.
  • 1967: USS Bennington COD plane as 039.
  • 1968: USS Coral Sea COD plane as 039.
  • 1968-70: USS Coral Sea COD plane as 000.
  • 1973: USS Coral Sea COD plane as 000.
  • 1978: VRC-50 as RG-325.
  • 1981-83: NAF Misawa Base Flight as 039.
  • 12/28/1983: Struck off charge at NAF Misawa, Japan.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146040
  • 1972-73: VRC-40 as 040.
  • 1977: VRC-40 as 040.
  • 1983: VRC-40.
  • 8/23/1983: Crashed while doing touch-and-goes at Elizabeth City APT, NC. 4 crewmen were killed.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146041
  • VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • 1978: USS Constellation COD plane as 000.
  • 1982-83: VRC-30.
  • 1984-86: VRC-30 as RW-03.
  • 6/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32720.
  • Currently stored at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146042
  • 1962: VR-24 as JM-042.
  • 1965: USS Ticonderoga COD plane as 042.
  • 1965-69: USS Bennington COD plane.
  • 1974: USS Kitty Hawk COD plane.
  • 1977-78: USS Kitty Hawk COD plane as 000.
  • 1981: VRC-30 as RW-xx.
  • 11/17/1981: Damaged beyond repair in an accident.
  • 1985: Wreck salvaged at NAS North Island, CA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146043
  • 1966: VRC-40 as 043.
  • 1974: VRC-40.
  • 1977-81: USS America COD plane.
  • 1981-83: VRC-40.
  • 1986: VRC-40 as 043.
  • 1986: VRC-40 as 025.
  • 10/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N5054X.
  • Currently stored at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146044
  • 1964: VRC-40.
  • 1969: VRC-40.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N71459 and N189G.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146045
  • VRC-40 as xx-045.
  • NAS Norfolk Base Flight.
  • 1987: Burnt up in fire training at MCAS Beaufort, SC.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146046
  • 1963-65: VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • VR-21 as RZ-7.
  • 1975: VR-30 as RW-046.
  • 1976: VR-30.
  • 1979: USS Ranger COD plane as 000.
  • 8/14/1980: Crashed into the sea off San Clemente Island, CA. 4 crewmen were killed.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146047
  • 1965: USS Independence COD plane.
  • 8/30/1965: Crashed while landing at Da Nang AB, South Vietnam.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146048
  • 1961: USS F.D. Roosevelt COD plane.
  • 1974: VR-24 as JM-048.
  • 1975: USS Independence COD plane.
  • 9/30/1988: Withdrawn from use.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N7171M.
  • Was preserved in Chino, CA.
  • Currently preserved at the Palm Springs Air Museum, CA.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146049
  • 1971: VR-24 as JM-049.
  • 1974: VR-24 as JM-049.
  • 1984: NAS Meridian Base Flight.
  • 9/1984: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 10/2/1984: Struck off charge.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N81389.
  • Currently preserved in Aurora, IL.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146050
  • VR-24 as xx-050.
  • 1972: VRC-40 as 050.
  • 1973-78: VR-30.
  • 1978: VRC-30.
  • NAF Lakehurst, NJ as JK-050.
  • 4/1987: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N52705.
  • Was this one ever a ground trainer at NAF Lakehurst, NJ?
  • Currently stored at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146051
  • 1968: USS America COD plane.
  • 1970: USS America COD plane as 000.
  • 1984: VRC-40.
  • 1986: VRC-40.
  • 7/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N5271B and N32636.
  • Currently stored at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146052
  • VR-24 as JM-052.
  • 1976: VRC-40.
  • 1981: NAS Sigonella Base Flight.
  • 4/1981: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 8/19/1982: Struck off charge.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N81193.
  • Currently preserved at the Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, TX.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146053
  • 1963-65: VR-21 as RZ-xx.
  • VR-21 as RZ-1.
  • 1977: USS Constellation COD plane as 000.
  • VRC-40.
  • VRC-30 as RW-11.
  • 1982-83: VRC-30.
  • 5/1983: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • 5/31/1983: Struck off charge.
  • Salvaged.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146054
  • 1968: USS Kitty Hawk COD plane.
  • 1/16/1968: Crashed into the Gulf of Tonkin after a bad launch off USS Kitty Hawk. 3 crewmen were killed.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146055
  • NAS Alameda, CA as 055.
  • 1969: USS Ticonderoga COD plane as 000.
  • 1977: NAF Misawa Base Flight as 055.
  • 1982: VRC-30 as RW-355.
  • 1983-85: VRC-30.
  • 1986: VRC-30 as RW-04.
  • 6/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N5271K.
  • Currently stored at the AMARC bone yard.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146056
  • 1966: VR-21 as RZ-056.
  • 1986: Salvaged at NAF Misawa, Japan.

Grumman TF-1 Trader/Bu. 146057
  • 1971: NAS Cubi Point Base Flight as 057.
  • 1976: NAS Lemoore Base Flight.
  • USS Enterprise COD plane as 000.
  • 1982-84: VRC-30.
  • 1985: VRC-30 as RW-00.
  • 12/1985: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
  • Sold on the civilian market and registered as N32579.
  • 2010: Sold to the Brazilian Navy. Never delivered?

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  • Ernest Lee
  • Pat McConnell
  • Tom McTigue
  • Ron Picciani
  • Bill Stein
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  • Clive Turner
  • Jay Williams
  • David Wilson

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