Vought  F4U  "Corsair"

XF4U-1

F4U-1D

F4U-1 Corsair Mk I from Royal Navy

F4U

 

Type

 Carrier based fighter

Armament

6 x 050in Browning MG 53-2
(1C - 1 x 20mm cannon)
8 x rockets 907kg
P - Camera equipped
N - Radarplane

Engine

 F4U-1 - Pratt&Whitney R-2800-8 Double Wasp 18cyl two ror radial engine 2000hp
F4U-1A - Pratt&Whitney R-2800-8(W) Double Wasp 18cyl two row radial engine 2250hp
F4U-4 - Pratt&Whitney R-2800-18W Double Wasp 18cyl two row radial engine  2450hp
F4U-5 - Pratt&Whitney R-2800-32(E) Double Wasp 18cyl two row radial engine 2850hp

Weight

 F4U-1A - Empty 4.025kg - Max take-off 6.350kg
F4U-5 - Empty 4.490kg - Max take-offf 6.840kg

Crew

 1

Speed

 F4U-1A - 635km/h
F4U-5 - 744km/h

Year of construction

 1942 - 1952

Quantity

 12571

User

 USA  Mexico  New Zealand and UK

Manufacturer

 Chance Vought Division of United Aircraft Corporation, Brewster och Goodyear