Four F4U Corsair fighters practicing aerial maneuvers, Mar-May 1943; probably stateside training. Photo 2 of 2.

Caption   Four F4U Corsair fighters practicing aerial maneuvers, Mar-May 1943; probably stateside training. Photo 2 of 2. ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 29 Dec 2012

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
9 Dec 2015 05:37:33 PM


Marine F4U-1 Corsair's were accepted by the USMC August and September 1942. One of the most famous Marne units was VMF-214 commanded by Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington
In the 1970s series Ba, Ba Black Sheep was just Hollywood. However, the real stars were the F4U
Corsair's and modified North American T-6 Texan
to take the place of the A6M Zero...

2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
24 Dec 2015 09:22:03 PM


Second F4U-1 Corsair in flight, is numbered F-27 could be from VF-12 on a training flight off San Diego, California, 1943. Early F4U camouflage was blue gray upper surface and a medium gray undersurface. If anybody has more info post it here, I'd like to read it.

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