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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #120 on: October 20, 2018, 04:46:52 pm »


Here you can see F4U, F2G and my design.

According to wikipedia F2G was only 4 cm longer than F4U :o

Anyway in my definitive version, the plane will be 72 cm longer than standard F4U (measured in the base of propeller), so 1 cm more in my 1/72 model. 8)

I have moved radiator a little forward,

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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #121 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 #122 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 #123 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 #124 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 #125 on: November 14, 2018, 01:15:00 pm »
I like the Corsair SAW, the F4U with the Napier Sabre, and the Vulture drawings best
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Re: F4U, AU1 (Vought), FG1, F2G (Goodyear), and F3A (Brewster) Corsair.
« Reply #126 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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