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fordfan25
04-30-2004, 06:14 PM
does any one know what the top speed was of the corsair. iv heard many times that it was a little over 400mph.and i mean what was it in level flight

fordfan25
04-30-2004, 06:14 PM
does any one know what the top speed was of the corsair. iv heard many times that it was a little over 400mph.and i mean what was it in level flight

SkyChimp
04-30-2004, 06:33 PM
http://members.cox.net/us.fighters/speed.jpg

Looks like F4U-1A was about 430 mph at 20,500 feet.

Regards,
http://members.cox.net/us.fighters/wildsig.jpg

Zyzbot
04-30-2004, 06:34 PM
Vought F4U-4 Corsair

446 mph (717.75 kph) @ 26,200 ft (7,985.8 m)

fordfan25
04-30-2004, 06:41 PM
thats about what a p51 would do wasnt it?how was it down low though