Built by Vought. Delivered to the US Navy on November 8, 1948. This aircraft was mounted with radar for use as a night fighter. During 1953, retired from service 1953.
Part of the US Naval Air Museum collection during 1965-1976. During the late 1970s stored at NTS Bainbridge, GA .
Restored at MCAS Cherry Point during the late 1970s. Painted in the markings of F4U-5P Corsair 122189 / WF15.
Afterwards, transported to the USMC Museum and displated until 1998. Since 2000, displayed at the Flying Letherneck Museum.
Flying Leathernecks - F4U-5N Corsair
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March 5, 2013