Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat Conquest I at the Udvar-Hazy Center NASM Annex at Washington Dulles Airport

Conquest I

In 1969 Darryl Greenamer broke a 30 year old speed record in this aircraft for piston powered aircraft by reaching 483 mph. He won the Reno National Air Races six times in this aircraft, too!
(2009)


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