|Earth Pre-Federation Database - Vought F4U Corsair|
|The Vought F4U Corsair was a carrier-capable fighter aircraft that saw service primarily in World War II and the Korean War. Demand for the
aircraft soon overwhelmed Vought's manufacturing capability, resulting in production by Goodyear and Brewster: Goodyear-built Corsairs were designated FG and Brewster-built
aircraft F3A. From the first prototype delivery to the U.S. Navy in 1940, to final delivery in 1953 to the French, 12,571 F4U Corsairs were manufactured by Vought, in 16
separate models, in the longest production run of any piston-engined fighter in U.S. history (1942-1953).
Text from the Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
TOS "Shore Leave"