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Vought FG-1D Corsair
Vought FG-1D Corsair
Corsair NZ5648 '648' of The Old Flying Machine Company parked on the Flight Line at Duxford Autumn Air Day in 2000.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: One Crew Single Engined Carrier Fighter
Country of Origin: United States of America
Engines: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-8 Double Wasp 18 cylinder two-row radial air-cooled engine rated at 2,000hp at 2,700 rpm.
Armament: 6 x 0.50 in Colt-Browning M-2 Machine guns, plus 2 x 1,000lb (453.6kg) of bombs.
Dimensions: Wing Span: 12.49m (40ft 11.75 in). Length: 9.99m (32ft 9.5in), Height: 4.58m (15ft 0in).Wing Area: 29.17 sq. metres (314 sq. feet)
Weights: Empty: 4,025kg (8,873lb). Max Takeoff: 6,280kg (13,846lb)
Performance: Max Speed: 392 mph (631 km/hour) at 24,000ft (7,315m) Service Ceiling: 37,100ft (11,310m) Max Range: 1,070 miles (1,722km)
Operators: USN, USMC, RN
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