Vought F4 Corsair

Carrier and Land-based Fighter

Dave Windle

 
Date Published :
December 2011
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
Profiles of Flight
Illustration :
30 color profiles, 1 or 2 page each, 50 b/w photos
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781848844087
Pages : 88
Dimensions : 6.75 X 5.75 inches
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$34.99

Overview
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The Vought F4U was the best carrier based fighter of WW2. 12,571 aircraft were built and downed 2,140 enemy aircraft for the loss of only 189 Corsairs. It was developed early in 1938 for the US Navy. The designer, Tex Beisel, worked on the principle of the largest engine in the smallest airframe. Britain received 2012 of the type.

This book contains the world famous color profiles created by Dave Windle of the type in different operational modes, configurations and color schemes. Martin Bowman has written detailed descriptions and photographs to create the perfect enthusiasts reference.

About The Author
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Dave Windle has gained the reputation of being Britain’s most skilful creator of aircraft profiles. He draws upon his service with the RAF to maintain complete accuracy. Lives near Aberdeen. Martin Bowman is one of Britain’s foremost aviation historians and has written many books and articles.He lives in Norwich.

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