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Pictures of Various Models

Here is a picture of various Corsair models:
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by rwright142
Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:36 pm
 
Forum: Full Scale
Topic: Pictures of Various Models
Replies: 0
Views: 376

The Last Piston-Engine Dogfights

Corsairs against Mustangs in the skies over Central America in 1969. From the Air and Space Magazine, Sept 2015 Read more: http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/last-piston-engine-dogfights-180956250/#4ETLxEX34hyipz9H.99 http://thumbs.media.smithsonianmag.com//filer/18/3e/183e096e-d0eb-499e-...
by rwright142
Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:57 am
 
Forum: Man & Machine
Topic: The Last Piston-Engine Dogfights
Replies: 0
Views: 576

5 Corsairs in the Air

From the Cavanaugh Flight Museum https://scontent-lax1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtp1/v/t1.0-9/11755904_10153503775144176_3021991238405688448_n.jpg?oh=9d0597332d25ecd5b8380b332e075d84&oe=5655489C We had the privilege of leading an historic flight of Corsairs at Air Venture last week. "Black Sh...
by rwright142
Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:33 am
 
Forum: Full Scale
Topic: 5 Corsairs in the Air
Replies: 0
Views: 379

Pappy Boyington Videos

1976 Interview with Pappy and Robert Conrad the actor who portrayed Pappy in the TV Series Baa Baa Black Sheep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjSibbD9dxw Originally aired on July 2, 1957, here is Greg "Pappy" Boyington on "To Tell The Truth" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oV3SA...
by rwright142
Sat Jul 25, 2015 5:31 am
 
Forum: Man & Machine
Topic: Pappy Boyington Videos
Replies: 0
Views: 364

10 Things You Might Not Know About Corsairs

Check out this site: http://worldwarwings.com/10-things-you-might-have-not-known-about-corsairs?a=mb&var=ww2-corsair-list These Facts Will Let You Dazzle Your Friends With Your Knowledge 1. At One Point Corsairs Fought Corsairs In July 1969, a week long war erupted between Honduras and El Salvad...
by rwright142
Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:17 am
 
Forum: Full Scale
Topic: 10 Things You Might Not Know About Corsairs
Replies: 1
Views: 836

Re: My new Corsair book is now available...

I hope it does as well as your 1st book. Very impressive 4.8/5 review. I just may need to check them out!
by rwright142
Sat Apr 04, 2015 5:57 am
 
Forum: Technical Data
Topic: My new Corsair book is now available...
Replies: 1
Views: 963

Re: XF2G-1 14691 Walk Around Photos

Very cool! Thanks for sharing. Sorry it took a couple of days to approve the post - we had a death in the family, but you are cleared from now on to post unmoderated.
by rwright142
Mon Dec 15, 2014 1:42 pm
 
Forum: Photography
Topic: XF2G-1 14691 Walk Around Photos
Replies: 5
Views: 2098

R.I.P. to the Black Sheep Squadron Members

Copied from Bruce Gamble's Facebook page: http://media.al.com/wire/photo/13753378-large.jpg Harry Johnson, the last of the original members of the Black Sheep squadron formed by Greg "Pappy" Boyington, passed away in his home in Destin, Florida on the night of December 3-4 2014. Nicknamed ...
by rwright142
Fri Dec 05, 2014 1:25 pm
 
Forum: Man & Machine
Topic: R.I.P. to the Black Sheep Squadron Members
Replies: 1
Views: 890

Re: ANOTHER Corsair, David? Really???

No, you're not an idiot David, you're a perfectionist and I LOVE IT! It's that kind of attention to detail that I tried to implement when I was building my 1/6 scale. Awesome start and I expect to see more!

Good luck!
by rwright142
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:53 pm
 
Forum: 1/72
Topic: ANOTHER Corsair, David? Really???
Replies: 1
Views: 954

Pappy Boyington After Rescue from Japanese Prison Camp

Here's a YouTube video of Pappy before and after capture.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTxPpRURPLc
by rwright142
Tue Feb 18, 2014 6:52 am
 
Forum: Man & Machine
Topic: Pappy Boyington After Rescue from Japanese Prison Camp
Replies: 0
Views: 516

One Black Sheep Squadron Member Left

There is only one of the original Black Sheep pilots still with us. Edwin A. Harper passed away Friday night Feb 14, 2014. More info on the Bruce Gamble Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/bruce.gamble.52 Here is Bruce's post: "Edwin A. Harper, one of the last of the original Black She...
by rwright142
Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:43 pm
 
Forum: Man & Machine
Topic: One Black Sheep Squadron Member Left
Replies: 0
Views: 826

Re: Where's all the talk about the new Tamiya kit?

Awesome job and great attention to detail.
by rwright142
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:46 am
 
Forum: 1/32
Topic: Where's all the talk about the new Tamiya kit?
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: Finished: Vought F4U-1D, USS BENNINGTON, 1945

All I can say is, "WOW"
by rwright142
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:38 am
 
Forum: 1/72
Topic: Finished: Vought F4U-1D, USS BENNINGTON, 1945
Replies: 7
Views: 2313

Re: XF4U-3 Drawings

Very nice! Thanks for sharing.
by rwright142
Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:11 am
 
Forum: Technical Data
Topic: XF4U-3 Drawings
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

Bailout Trainer?

This was found on this website: http://www.airfields-freeman.com/TX/Cab ... 49_F4U.jpg
I wonder if the purpose of it was for training pilots to bailout?
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by rwright142
Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:08 pm
 
Forum: Photography
Topic: Bailout Trainer?
Replies: 0
Views: 552

Re: F4U Low Drag Wing Proposal

Very cool!
by rwright142
Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:05 pm
 
Forum: Technical Data
Topic: F4U Low Drag Wing Proposal
Replies: 2
Views: 1008

Re: main landing gear

It never gets old watching those Tony. Love your project and hope it gets off the ground (pun intended) ;)
by rwright142
Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:38 am
 
Forum: Technical Data
Topic: main landing gear
Replies: 32
Views: 17156

Re: Tail Hook Replica

Not sure if there is a market but it is certainly nice!
by rwright142
Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:32 am
 
Forum: Full Scale
Topic: Tail Hook Replica
Replies: 1
Views: 827

Re: F4U-1A cockpit data plates

My pleasure and that is the reason I started this forum. It's not very active but more for research and I hope it has helped some.
by rwright142
Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:52 am
 
Forum: 1/32
Topic: F4U-1A cockpit data plates
Replies: 5
Views: 1612

Re: F4U-1A cockpit data plates

The dataplate is on the left bulkhead here:
http://s169.photobucket.com/user/rwrigh ... rt=3&o=135

Here's more pictures of a stripped Corsair:
http://s169.photobucket.com/user/rwrigh ... t=3&page=1
by rwright142
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:50 pm
 
Forum: 1/32
Topic: F4U-1A cockpit data plates
Replies: 5
Views: 1612

Re: Recommendations re: E&M Manual?

Paul,

Who are you with and are you restoring the Brewster Corsair that Lex Cralley recovered from a swamp in NC? The last time I chatted with him he told me he had sold it and it was going to be restored. Very cool...
by rwright142
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:44 pm
 
Forum: Technical Data
Topic: Recommendations re: E&M Manual?
Replies: 8
Views: 3054

Re: F4U-1A cockpit data plates

Check this out - the data plate from F4U-1A BuNo 55995 #29 flown by LTjg Ira Kepford of VF-17:
the-mother-of-all-corsair-memoriabilia-t84.html

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by rwright142
Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:49 pm
 
Forum: 1/32
Topic: F4U-1A cockpit data plates
Replies: 5
Views: 1612

Re: 3D Corsair model

You should see what Ronnie did when he created his CorStang as I call it LOL. He took the Corsair wings and added them to a Mustang fuselage. Looks awesome! ;)
by rwright142
Mon Nov 04, 2013 7:34 am
 
Forum: Art & Graphics
Topic: 3D Corsair model
Replies: 5
Views: 1439
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