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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #120 on: October 21, 2018, 12:11:27 am »
Interesting photo of those "birdcage" Corsairs with the latter engines Jon  :thumbsup:

Nice profiles Carlos  :thumbsup:
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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #121 on: October 21, 2018, 06:12:31 am »
Interesting photo of those "birdcage" Corsairs with the latter engines Jon  :thumbsup:

Nice profiles Carlos  :thumbsup:

+1   :thumbsup:

The Wasp Major 'Birdcage' would make a good what-if I think (memo to self: pick up some more silicone rubber for moulds)
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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #122 on: October 21, 2018, 10:35:26 pm »
Interesting photo of those "birdcage" Corsairs with the latter engines Jon  :thumbsup:

Nice profiles Carlos  :thumbsup:

+1   :thumbsup:

The Wasp Major 'Birdcage' would make a good what-if I think (memo to self: pick up some more silicone rubber for moulds)

I have the 1/48 Tamiya F4U-1 and 1/48 Special Hobby F2G destined for an engine swap.  ;D
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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #123 on: October 21, 2018, 10:55:19 pm »
A bit of esoterica that may be of interest. OAL is installed length.
F4U-1/1C: R2800-8/8W Dia: 52.50", OAL: 88.47"
F4U-4/7: R2800-18/18W Dia: 52.80", OAL: 93.77"
F4U-5: R2800-32W Dia: 52.80", OAL: 96.5"

F4U-1(WM): Wasp Major TSB1-G (R4360) Dia: 52.50", OAL: 96.75"
F2G-1: R4360-4 Dia: 52.50", OAL: 96.75"
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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #124 on: November 14, 2018, 01:15:00 pm »
I like the Corsair SAW, the F4U with the Napier Sabre, and the Vulture drawings best
That being said, I'd like to remind everybody in a manner reminiscent of the SNL bit on Julian Assange, that no matter how I die: It was murder (even if there was a suicide note or a video of me peacefully dying in my sleep); should I be framed for a criminal offense or disappear, you know to blame.

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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #125 on: January 18, 2020, 02:11:38 pm »
Here's a comparison of the standard F4U R-2800 installation and the R-4360 installation
of the F4U-1 WM testbed.



Note that the length from the firewall to the front of the cowling is pretty much the same,
the installation used a standard cowling with a new section added to the rear.
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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #126 on: October 08, 2021, 02:03:11 pm »
Oh look what I found!  An Aéronavale Corsair with underwing SS-11s.  Caption notes that it was flying from Arromanches for a series of tests in the late 1950s.



Original page here: http://avions-de-la-guerre-d-algerie.over-blog.com/40-index.html

The most extensive info l have ever seen on subject
https://wwiiafterwwii.wordpress.com/2017/04/14/guided-missiles-on-corsairs/

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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #127 on: October 09, 2021, 04:36:16 am »
Oh look what I found!  An Aéronavale Corsair with underwing SS-11s.  Caption notes that it was flying from Arromanches for a series of tests in the late 1950s.



Original page here: http://avions-de-la-guerre-d-algerie.over-blog.com/40-index.html

The most extensive info l have ever seen on subject
https://wwiiafterwwii.wordpress.com/2017/04/14/guided-missiles-on-corsairs/


Fascinating.  Thanks for the link.
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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #128 on: October 09, 2021, 01:38:09 pm »
A pleasure to be of use... Was following a link in What lf to imodeller, noticed a Turkish Fw-190 which then led to that forum about post WW ll service of weapons and gear. Supposedly Russians have documents that say anti-tank missiles were used against them which must be against expert opinion these days? Modelling wise this of course means a guided Tiny Tim on a F4U-4B...

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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #129 on: October 09, 2021, 05:55:11 pm »
Could have been another job for Stukas.  They could approach, turn away from the target, fire the missile and have the back seater guide it in.
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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #130 on: October 10, 2021, 12:12:18 am »
Indeed. Everybody might have once imagined a very aerodynamic Stuka with Corsair wings, probably square tipped in the British variety.

It came to me that considering Marine Corsairs with large rockets were slated to be used against V-1 launchers, the ETO  Corsair might have been an 1C with those long gun barrels, inevitable D-Day stripes and perhaps an Atlantic livery instead of the all over Pasific Blue. Though l would keep the latter. With 4 or so antennas on each wing, somewhat like those early radio antennas, 2 above and 2 below, extending straight up and down instead of making 90 degrees to the wing. Placed maybe roughly at the location of the radar pod and repeated mirror like on the other wing. So that it could be claimed to be firing some sort of a beam rider with heavy HE content against those self propelled flak guns and flak batteries, finishing the job with immediate strafing. Dizzyfugu might provide a few of the targets with his Flak46 designs. Weasel Corsair44...