Chance Vought F4U Corsair statistics

Production Figures

Type

Vought

Goodyear

Brewster

F4U-1 (total)

4699

4006

735

F4U-1C

200

-

-

F4U-1D

1685

1997

-

F4U-1/1A

2814

2009

-

F4U-4 (total)

2357

 

 

F4U-4

2050

 

 

F4U-4B

297

 

 

F4U-4N

1

 

 

F4U-4P

9

 

 

F4U-5 (total)

568

 

 

F4U-5

223

 

 

F4U-5N

214

 

 

F4U-5NL

101

 

 

F4U-5P

30

 

 

AU-1

111

 

 

F4U-7

94

 

 

 

7829

4006

735

Total: 12,570
Fleet Air Arm:  2,012
RNZAF:  370

Performance Statistics

Stat

F4U-1

F4U-4

F4U-5

Wingspan

41 feet

41 feet

41 feet

Length

33 feet 4 inches

33 feet 4 inches

33 feet 4 inches

Engine

Pratt & Whitney R-2800-8

R-2800-18W then R-2800-24W

R-2800-32W

Horsepower

2,000

2,100 hp for -18W

2,459 hp

Armament

Six .50 calibre machine guns

Six .50 calibre machine guns, rocket stubs

Four 20mm M-3 cannon, rocket stubs

Max Speed

417 mph at 19,900 feet

450 mph at 26,600 feet

470 mph

Cruising Speed

 

215 mph

227 mph

Ceiling

36,900 feet

41,500 mph

 

Range

1,015 miles

1,000 miles

1,100 miles

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (24 April 2007), Chance Vought F4U Corsair statistics, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_F4U_stats.html

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