Profiles of Flight - Vought F4 Corsair


Carrier and Land-based Fighter

By: Martin Bowman, David Windle
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Hardback or Kindle
Series: Profiles of Flight
Pages: 88
ISBN: 9781848844087
Published: 2nd November 2011
RRP / Print Price: £19.99

Current purchase price:
£15.00

Profiles of Flight - Vought F4 Corsair

The Vought F4U was the best carrier based fighter of WW2. 12,571 aircraft were built and downed 2,140 enemy aircraft for the loss of only 189 Corsairs. It was developed early in 1938 for the US Navy. The designer, Tex Beisel, worked on the principle of the largest engine in the smallest airframe. Britain received 2012 of the type.

This book contains the world famous colour profiles created by Dave Windle of the type in different operational modes, configurations and colour schemes. Martin Bowman has written detailed descriptions and photographs to create the perfect enthusiasts reference.

 




Some books that may interest you

Panzer Killers
Panzer Killers
By: Artem Drabkin
Translated by: Stuart Britton

The BEF in France 1939-1940
The BEF in France 1939-1940
By: John Grehan, Martin Mace

American Airlines' Secret War in China
American Airlines' Secret War in China
By: Leland Shanle

Profiles of Flight: SEPECAT Jaguar
Profiles of Flight: SEPECAT Jaguar
By: Martin Bowman, David Windle

Merseyside at War 1939-45
Merseyside at War 1939-45
By: Mike Royden

Beyond the Gates of Fire
Beyond the Gates of Fire
By: Christopher Matthew, Matthew Trundel

Battle of Midway
Battle of Midway
By: John Grehan

The Fujita Plan
The Fujita Plan
By: Mark Felton

Harrogate Terriers
Harrogate Terriers
By: John Sheehan



Quick Find
 
Use keywords to find the book you are looking for.
Advanced Search

Information
Contact Us

Disclosure: Military History books are affiliates of the suppliers on this website and will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.


123 Reg - Jargon-free products that make it easy for anyone to get their business online.