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Axis & Allies War at Sea - F4U-1D Corsair

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General Type Aircraft
Unit Type Fighter
Cost 14
Set Surface Action
Manufacturer Hasbro
Country United States
Available 1944
Set ID 11
Rarity C
Class Name Vought
Armor 7
Vital 9
Hull Points 1
Speed 12.000
Primary 3/0/0/0
AA 9/0/-/-
Bomb 9
Special Ability Advanced Fighter
Special Ability Combat Air Patrol
Special Ability Fighter-Bomber
Bad Item ID Model Artist: Grgbobe
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Class/Manufacturer History: Vought is the name of several related aerospace firms. These have included, in the past, Lewis and Vought Corporation, Chance Vought, Vought-Sikorsky, LTV Aerospace (part of Ling-Temco-Vought), Vought Aircraft Companies, and the current Vought Aircraft Industries. The first incarnation of Vought was established by Chance M. Vought and Birdseye Lewis in 1917. In 1928, it was acquired by United Aircraft and Transport Corporation, which a few years later became United Aircraft Corporation; this was the first of many reorganizations and buyouts. During the 1920s and 1930s, Vought Aircraft and Chance Vought specialized in fighter planes and other carrier-based aircraft for the United States Navy, by far its biggest customer. Chance Vought produced thousands of planes during World War II, including the F4U Corsair. Vought became independent again in 1954, and was purchased by Ling-Temco-Vought in 1961. The company designed and produced a variety of planes and missiles throughout the Cold War. Vought was sold from LTV and owned in various degrees by the Carlyle Group and Northrop Grumman in the early 1990s. It was then fully bought by Carlyle, renamed Vought Aircraft Industries, and continues aerospace work today, with headquarters in Dallas, Texas.


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