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A Berliner Joyce XFJ-2 U.S. Navy fighter. One prototype was ordered in May 1929. The plane was powered by a 500-hp P&W Wasp engine with a top speed of 190 mph. The Navy tests of the aircraft at Anacostia NAS were not successful. It was thought that the gap between the lower wing and fuselage caused a strong ground effect nterference upon landing and contributed to difficulty in landing the plane. No more XFJ aircraft were procured.


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