Corsair F.Mk.IV(Royal Navy)

by   34.8k cats (based on realluochen9999's F-4U)  6 months ago

The Vought F4U Corsair is an American fighter aircraft that saw service primarily in World War II and the Korean War. Demand for the aircraft soon overwhelmed Vought's manufacturing capability, resulting in production by Goodyear and Brewster: Goodyear-built Corsairs were designated FG and Brewster-built aircraft F3A. From the first prototype delivery to the U.S. Navy in 1940, to final delivery in 1953 to the French, 12,571 F4U Corsairs were manufactured,[2] in 16 separate models, in the longest production run of any piston-engined fighter in U.S. history (1942–53).[3][4][5]

The Corsair was designed as a carrier-based aircraft but its difficult carrier landing performance rendered it unsuitable for Navy use until the carrier landing issues were overcome by the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. The Corsair thus came to and retained prominence in its area of greatest deployment: land based use by the U.S. Marines.[6] The role of the dominant U.S. carrier based fighter in the second part of the war was thus filled by the Grumman F6F Hellcat, powered by the same Double Wasp engine first flown on the Corsair's first prototype in 1940.[7] The Corsair served to a lesser degree in the U.S. Navy. In addition to its use by the U.S. and British, the Corsair was also used by the Royal New Zealand Air Force, the French Navy Aéronavale and other, smaller, air forces until the 1960s. Some Japanese pilots regarded it as the most formidable American fighter of World War II,[8] and the U.S. Navy counted an 11:1 kill ratio with the F4U Corsair.[9]

After the carrier landing issues had been tackled, it quickly became the most capable carrier-based fighter-bomber of World War II.[10] The Corsair served almost exclusively as a fighter-bomber throughout the Korean War and during the French colonial wars in Indochina and Algeria

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General Characteristics

  • Predecessor F-4U
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 41.7ft (12.7m)
  • Length 37.5ft (11.4m)
  • Height 15.2ft (4.6m)
  • Empty Weight 13,509lbs (6,127kg)
  • Loaded Weight 15,782lbs (7,159kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.063
  • Wing Loading 24.6lbs/ft2 (120.0kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 642.1ft2 (59.7m2)
  • Drag Points 7273

Parts

  • Number of Parts 467
  • Control Surfaces 27
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    13.0k Fjorge

    This built... is... ok

    4 months ago
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    Make more mobile friendly version pls

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    13.1k DandruffCat

    That radial engine is so detailed, I can hear it's beautiful belch

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    34.8k cats

    @Terlic66 www lol

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    696 Terlic66

    IM THE 1000TH DOWNLOADER!!!!

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    4,701 corsair013

    @cats oh,, cool:)

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    34.8k cats

    @Botfinder well...not now

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    34.8k cats

    @corsair013 well in the early version the aileron is also half deployed like the flaps.= =but the flying attitude is too bad

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    7,298 Botfinder

    Could you build the messerschmitt 262 (in a modern jet format)

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    4,701 corsair013

    @cats Great Corsair! But why are the flaps half deployed When the VTOL bar is in the neutral position?

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    25.9k TheOwlAce

    The one complaint that i can think of is that the prop is two small and has only three blades instead of four.

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    34.8k cats

    @TheOwlAce OWO thank you!

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    25.9k TheOwlAce

    Wow! This is amazing!

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    34.8k cats

    @Kevinairlines thank you!

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    Simply amazing

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    34.8k cats

    @realluochen9999 诶。。。哦哦0 0

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    你上传新版之前跟我说一声啊,我好把你给我的那个删掉~~~

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    34.8k cats

    what?OUO
    @Warbirdnation

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    @Othawne thank you!

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    45.1k Othawne

    Really nice!

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    Touché

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    34.8k cats

    ⊙▽⊙thank you!@WarbirdMen

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    ( •̀∀•́ )thank you!@jamesPLANESii

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    (´・ω・`)well its only a change of Signes@Skyguy1313

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    Dude that's nice.

    6 months ago
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