F4U-5N Corsair Early Version
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The F4U-5 is the last propeller-driven fighter of the US Navy to be produced. Developed from the F4U-4, the prototype of the aircraft is a converted F4U-4 (BuNo.27296). A series of technological advancements were applied to the aircraft and the first flight occurred on December 21,1945.
The F4U-5 has the longest nose of all the Corsairs, the extend nose contains the 2300hp R-2800-32W engine and the automatically-adjusting turbo supercharger and the cockpit and canopy were also redesigned. The F4U-5's production was limited to 233 examples by the end of the war.
Markings for F4U-5N Corsair, US Navy, VC-3 Korea 1953.