NAVY DEPARTMENT
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
WASHINGTON 25, D.C.

Op31X-HCM
Serial 409631

RESTRICTED

11 Dec 1944

AVIATION PLANNING DIRECTIVE 109-A-44

From: CNO

To: ComAirPac
      ComAirLant
      Chief, BuAer

Subj: F2G-2 Model Aircraft, designation of.

1, The designation F2G-2 is hereby assigned to the carrier-based version of the F2G in order to distinguish this aircraft from the earlier land based model, F2G-1.

2, The following major modifications were made in adapting this aircraft for carrier operations:

a. Various structural modifications.

b. Installation of wing folding mechanism.

c. Installation of arresting gear.

d. Increase in size of hydraulic tank.

e. Change of propeller.

f. Addition of self sealing fuel tanks in wing outer panels.

g. Local reinforcement to wing outer panels to provide additional strength.

/s/
H.F. Fick
By direction