Used Aircraft Guide

November 2000 Issue

Grumman Tiger

The Grumman Tiger attracts intensely loyal owners. And despite an emerging sportplane market, nothing quite matches it.

[IMGCAP(1)] Whether due to good design, unique market attributes or just plain luck, some airplanes seem destined to survive the worst, only to reemerge in yet another iteration.

Such is definitely the case with the Grumman AA-5 Tiger, a model that had more ups and downs than a yo-yo but one that seems to endure, thanks in large part to a loyal owner following.

Even as Tigers remain popular on the used market, Tiger LLC, a new start-up company in Martinsburg, West Virginia and financed by the government of Taiwan, stands poised to resurrect the model yet again, promising to produce the first new Tiger by the fall of 2000.

And this won’t be a revised or improved Tiger, but substanti...

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