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Grumman F9F-8 Cougar was restored mostly by volunteers (Credit: Photo by Air and Space Museum)

Grumman F9F-8 Cougar was restored mostly by volunteers for $3,000. The project was slated to take four years but was completed in 19 months. (May 20, 2011)

Grumman aircraft on display at Intrepid

A fully-restored Grumman F9F-8 Cougar, originally built at the Bethpage Grumman facility in the 1960s, will be unveiled as a permanent exhibit on the flight deck of the Intrepid's Sea, Air and Space Museum Saturday.

Grumman F9F-8 Cougar was restored mostly by volunteers
(Credit: Photo by Air and Space Museum)

Grumman F9F-8 Cougar was restored mostly by volunteers for $3,000. The project was slated to take four years but was completed in 19 months. (May 20, 2011)

Grumman F9F-8 Cougar was restored mostly by volunteers
(Credit: Photo by Air and Space Museum)

Grumman F9F-8 Cougar was restored mostly by volunteers for $3,000. The project was slated to take four years but was completed in 19 months. (May 20, 2011)

Grumman F9F-8 Cougar was restored mostly by volunteers
(Credit: Photo by Air and Space Museum)

Grumman F9F-8 Cougar was restored mostly by volunteers for $3,000. The project was slated to take four years but was completed in 19 months. (May 20, 2011)

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