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How fast is a F4U Corsair?

How fast is a F4U Corsair?

446 mph
Vought F4U Corsair/Top speed

How many Vought F4U Corsairs are left?

Today there are fewer than 30 Corsairs left, and only 10 to 15 are flyable in the United States. There were only seven of those at the Gathering of Corsairs and Legends reunion at Indianapolis.

Is the F4F good war thunder?

The F4F-3 Wildcat is a rank II American fighter with a battle rating of 2.7 (AB/RB) and 3.0 (SB). It has been in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.27. The F4F-3 Wildcat is a good all-around fighter, though its top speed and rate of climb are lacking.

What was the fastest Corsair?

Aircraft. Naval. The Vought-Sikorsky “Corsair” F4U-1 Navy fighter, is one of the fastest warplanes in existence. Powered by a 2,000 horsepower Pratt and Whitney engine, it has a cruising speed in excess of 425 miles per hour.

What engine was in the Corsair?

Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp
Vought F4U Corsair/Engine types

How did the Vought F4U-5 Corsair improve its performance?

Speed, rate of climb, altitude performance, and carrying capacity all improved noticeably over the -4, but the F4U-5 also boasted hydraulic, spring-tabbed control surfaces that proved to be 40% lighter to operate at high speeds for the pilot.

What’s the speed of the F4U War Thunder?

The F4U-1A performs very well above 350km/h, but its superiority to other aircraft really starts showing at 400km/h and above. At these speeds, its roll rate and elevator authority remain relatively unaffected while contemporary aircraft have issues with control lockups at this speed.

When was the Vought F4U-5 night fighter retired?

The F4U-5 was also developed into the F4U-5N night-fighter and -5NL winterized night-fighter which saw service in the Korean War with VMF (N)-513 alongside F7F-3Ns. The F4U-5 was finally retired from service with the US in 1956.

How much WEP does a F4U Corsair have?

However, this aircraft only has eight minutes of WEP time, so pilots should limit its use to only when needing an extra boost of power while in a fight or while running away. Remember: the F4U Corsair cannot absorb/”tank” gunfire like the P-36G and the P-40 do.

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