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VOUGHT-SIKORSKY V-166 Corsair (N179PT)
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VOUGHT-SIKORSKY V-166 Corsair (N179PT)



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Always a thrill to hear and see these marvelous beasts.
Douglas Brown
Sweet plane!
a mentor
VMF-312 flew the Goodyear FG-1 Vought with the big P&W 4360 and easily identified by the FOUR bladed prop.
Please a mentor, do not give inaccurate info about Corsairs. A four blade prop is not the way to indentify a F2G Super Corsair with the R-4360 engine.
Lots of Corsair models had 4 bladed props and were still powered by the P&W R-2800 18 cylinder engine.
Only the F2G models had the R-4360 with a longer cowling and a auxiliary rudder.

Only two Super Corsairs were flyably in the last 20-30 years or so, the first is the red and white one, number 57 with one white blade prop. The second was the blue one number 74 that crashed in 2012.
That means that only number 57 still flying.
a mentor
Please review the Corsair history https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vought_F4U_Corsair

see also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodyear_F2G_Corsair

and yes, the P&W 2800 did see 4 bladed props too, sorry for the ambiguity
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