Specifications for the
Vought F4U Corsair
Carrier-Based Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Night Fighter
Focus Model: Vought F4U-4 Corsair
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Vought - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1942
Production Total: 12,571
Length: 33.14 ft (10.1 m)
Width: 41.01 ft (12.50 m)
Height: 16.08ft (4.90 m)
Weight (Empty): 8,984 lb (4,075 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 13,999 lb (6,350 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-18W 18-cylinder "Double Wasp" two-row air-cooled radial piston engine developing 2,325 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 416 mph (670 kmh; 362 kts)
Maximum Range: 1,016 miles (1,635 km)
Service Ceiling: 36,909 ft (11,250 m; 7.0 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 3,000 feet-per-minute (914 m/min)
6 x 12.7mm M2 Browning heavy machine guns (three to a wing).
4 x 20mm M2 cannons (F4U-1C)
Mission-specific armament added up to a maximum of 4,000lbs including air-to-surface rockets and bombs.
V.166A - Prototype Model Designation; fitted with Pratt & Whitney 2,000hp XR-2800 Double Wasp radial engine.
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