GRUMMAN G-73 MALLARD

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Title: Grumman G-73 Mallard

The Grumman G-73 Mallard was the third amphibian passenger aircraft built by Grumman, following on the success of the Goose and Widgeon. The larger Mallard was designed for commercial operation and retained many of the features of its smaller predecessors. The Mallard prototype first flew in April 1946, and entered commercial service in September of that year. While it was intended for regional airline operations, with two pilots and 10 passengers, post-war surplus aircraft sales and the availability of smaller airports limited market potential.

This title contains the flight manual and service manual for the Mallard plus two other descriptive documents, has been scanned from the original flight manuals and retains any colour pages, except where stated.

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This title contains:

  • Grumman CAA Approved Flight Manual for the Grumman Model G-73 Mallard. Dated 15/11/47, revised to 18//5/50 (which introduced a number of duplicated pages for aircraft with S1H1 engines), with approx 86 pages.
  • Grumman Service Manual for the Model G-73 Mallard, dated 1/8/51 with approx 308 pages. (Scanned from a photocopy.)
  • Grumman Outline Specification, Report No A-220B dated 1/2/48 covering the Model G-73 Mallard. Contains 13 pages, 2 drawings plus six original 8 x 10 photographs.
  • Small Descriptive brochure for the Grumman Mallard, produced by sales firm William G Wold to advertise second hand examples. Four pages dated 10-56.