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Vought F4U Corsair fighter-bomber

 

 

F4U-1D Corsair

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
F4U-7 fighter-bomber 7/1952 - 1/1953 94 1964 1 seat, Pratt & Whitney R-2800-18W engine (2450 hp), 4 20mm guns, 454 kg bombs or 10 127mm rockets

 

Modification F4U-7

Wing span, m

12.50

Length, m

10.21

Height, m

4.50

Wings area, m2

26.17

Empty mass, kg

4347

Full flying-off mass, kg

6840
Engine 1 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-18W
Power, h. p. 2450
Maximal speed, km/h 724
Cruise speed, km/h  
Flying range, km 1810
Vertical speed, m/s 21.5
Maximal altitude, m 12620
Complement 1
Armament 4 20 guns, 454 kg of bombs or 2 298-mm rockets or 10 127-mm rockets

F4U-4 Corsair

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009