F4U-5P Corsair in Korea

Here’s a first Corsair profile, depicting F4U-5P BuNo 122019 which was flown by VC-61’s Detachment A on board the USS Philippine Sea off the Korean coast during the winter of 1950-1951. The F4U-5P was the photo-recon variant of the F4U-5, and could be identified by the camera windows on both sides of the fuselage. The […]

Work in Progress: F4U Corsair

I’ve been working on creating a better template for the F4U Corsair. (Maybe I should say a proper template, as my original Corsair profiles date back to 2006 and are early work of very average quality at best). I’ve already finished the templates for the F4U-1D, F4U-4 (early and late production). There are still a […]

Vought F4U Corsair

The Corsair was the US Navy’s best performer in WW2 but was a difficult aircraft to fly. In comparison the Hellcat was safer, cheaper and easier to build, at the expense of slightly inferior performance. Aces like Gregory Boyington ensured the “bent-wing bird’s” fame rapidly, and the aircraft remained in service with various airforces long […]