×

With its signature inverted gull wings and over-sized propeller, the powerful Corsair could hit 470 mph, pack a stinging punch and strike fear in the hearts of Japanese Zero fighter pilots. Developed by Chance Vought Aviation as the F4U Corsair, many a WWII U.S. carrier pilot considered Corsair the finest fighter in the Pacific.

Craft Stats

Type Single-­seat Night-­fighter and Ground Attack Aircraft
Bureau Number 88368
NMNA ID 2005.073.001
Manufacturer Goodyear
Powerplant One 1715-­kW (2300-­hp) Pratt & Whitney R-­2800-­32W radial engine
Maximum speed 756 km/h (470 mph) at 8169 m (26,800 ft)
Cruising speed 365 km/h (227 mph)
Climb rate 1152 m/min (3780 fpm)
Service ceiling 12,619 m (41,400 ft)
Weights Empty 4392 kg (9683 lb) Maximum take-­‐off 6398 kg (14,105 lb)
Armament Four 20-­‐mm cannon, plus up to 907 kg (2000 lb) of bombs, rockets and external fuel
Dimensions Span: 12.50 m (41 ft 1 in) Length: 10.21 m (33 ft 6 in) Height: 4.50 m (14 ft 9 in) Wing area: 29.17m2 (314 sq ft)
  • Active Duty / Retired Military (ID required)
  • $19
  • In Person
  • Active Duty Military In Uniform
  • Free
  • In Person
  • Veterans / Teachers / First Responders
  • $21
  • In Person
White Glove Pledge

COVID-19 Notice

Due to health safety measures related to COVID-19, structured, in-person education programs have been suspended. Please consider booking a guided or self-guided tour for your group.

More Information

COVID-19 Notice

Due to health safety measures related to COVID-19, our overnight camping program has been suspended. Please consider joining our exclusive list to be among the first to learn when the program relaunches.

Interested in booking a day group visit to see our museum? Discounted rates for 10+ people.

More Information