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Vought O2U Corsair observation seaplane

 

 

O2U-4 Corsair

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
O2U-1 observer 12/1927 - 2/1930 130, partly wheeled 4/1936 Pratt & Whitney R-1340-88 engine (450 h. p.), 3 MG
O2U-2 37, partly wheeled R-1340-B engine (425 h. p.), upper wing span increased
O2U-3 80, partly wheeled R-1340-C engine (425 h. p.)
O2U-4 42, partly wheeled minor alterations

 

Modification

O2U-1

Wing span, m

10.51

Length, m

7.45

Height, m

3.45

Wings area, m2

 

Empty mass, kg

 

Full flying-off mass, kg

1649

Engine 1 Pratt & Whitney R01340-88

Power, h. p.

450
Maximal speed, km/h 241
Cruise speed, km/h  
Flying range, km 980
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 5700
Complement 2
Armament 3 x 7.6 MG

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008