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FG-1D El Salvador 2

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The Chance-Vought F-4U Corsair was developed as a high speed fighter based around the most powerful engine available at the time, the Double Wasp 18 cylinder radial which made the Corsair a 400 mph+ fighter.  


A number of early teething troubles and modifications were dealt with and the Corsair proved to be a successful fighter and ground attack aircraft well after WW2.


The Corsair was armed with 6 x 12.7mm machine guns, or 4 x 20mm cannon and later versions had a provision for rockets and bombs.


This example is an FG-1D (Goodyear-built F4U-1D) of the El Salvador Air Force 1965.
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