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2 x 7,200
2,350 U.S. gals.
1,200 U.S. Gals.
4 x 20 mm
The F-89 Scorpion, built by Northrop, was an all-weather interceptor jet powered aircraft that replaced a number of propeller driven aircraft.
It carried a crew of two consisting of a pilot and observer. It was initially armed with four 20 mm cannons in a moving nose turret.
Unique to the F-89 Scroption were split ailerons that were used to slow it. The F-89 Scorpion was nicknamed "stanley steamer" due to its very large landing gear wheels.
Larry Dudeck's F-89 Scorpion.