Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
WASHINGTON 25, D. C.
5 Dec 1945
AVIATION PLANNING DIRECTIVE 86-A-45
Subj: XF2R-2. Aircraft Model Designation, establishment of.
1. The model designation XF2R-2 is hereby assigned to the experimental model fighter aircraft being designed and built by the Ryan Aeronautical Co.
2, The XF2R-2 is distinguished from the XF2R-1 by the substitution of a Westinghouse 24-C jet rear power plant for the G. E. I-I6, an increased fuel capacity, and redesigned wings. The forward power plant will be a G.E. TG-100 gas turbine.