Aircraft Photo of 50375 | Vought F4U-1D Corsair | USA - Marines | #43130
Registration / Serial:50375
Other Marks:56
Aircraft Original Type:Vought V-166 Corsair
Aircraft Generic Type:Vought V-166 F4U/F3A/FG/AU/F2G Corsair
Aircraft Version:Vought F4U-1D Corsair
C/n (msn):5622
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles InternationalMap
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KIAD   IATA: IAD   Local: IAD   Other: -
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:9 April 2015
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 43130
Photo Comment

This F4U was delivered to the USN in April, 1944 and went on to serve with VF-10 and VF-89 before being withdrawn from active service in February 1945. Ii is now on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center in the markings of a Corsair named 'Sun Setter', a fighter assigned to VMF-114 serving aboard the USS Essex in July 1944.

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