Removed from F8F-2 Bearcat (N1111L). This aircraft broke the FAI Class C-1 group 1 km with a speed of 483.04 mph. which broke the record set in 1939 by Fritz Wendel flying a Messerschmitt Me 209. Conquest 1 also won the National Air Races six times before being donated to the Smithsonian in 1977. “Bearcat Problems Mojave 1971”, signed by Darryl Greenmyer.