GRUMMAN A7 PROTOTYPE MODEL.

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Lot 17W
GRUMMAN A7 PROTOTYPE MODEL.

US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£ 1,600 - 2,400

The Air and Space Sale

17 Sep 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

GRUMMAN A7 PROTOTYPE MODEL.
Hand-crafted painted wooden model on glass base, of a Grumman A7 jet proposal, in U.S. Navy livery, c.1963. The base is marked "Grumman Design 128 — G-12." 20-3/4 x 20 x 6 inches, excluding base.
Provenance: Manufactured by a major aerospace model shop.

In 1962 the U.S. Navy began looking for a replacement for the A-4 Skyhawk, a subsonic, carrier-based attack plane. They asked Vought, Douglas Aircraft, and North American Aviation to submit designs based upon existing aircraft. This model represents Grumman's proposal, a single-seater based upon the two-seat A-6 Intruder that was introduced in 1963. In the end, the Navy chose Vought's design, the A-7 Corsair II.
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