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  F4U-1D Corsair Bureau Number 50375  
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Justin Taylan May 1, 2019

Aircraft History
Built by Chance-Vought. Constructors Number 5622. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F4U-4 Corsair bureau number 50375. On April 30, 1946 stricken off charge.

Storage
During 1946-1958 stored at NAS Norman, OK. Between 1958-1960 stored at NAS Norfolk, VA.

Restoration
In 1960, transfered to the National Air & Space Museum (NASM) Paul E. Garber Facility. In the early 1960s restored with the restoration completed by October 1980. Painted in the markings of "Sun Setters".

Display
During 1993-2002 loaned to the Virginia Air & Space Centre in Hampton, VA. In 2003 placed on display at the National Air & Space Museum (NASM) Udvar Hazy Center suspended from the ceiling of the entrance hall.

References
Navy Serial Number Search Results - F4U-1D Corsair 50375
"50375 (MSN 5622) was in storage at Paul Garber Restoration Facility. Noted Aug 2003 at Virginia Air and Space Center, Hampton, VA. Noted Dec 2005 at Udvar-Hazy Center of NASM, Chantilly, VA 50378 assigned to Bridgeport, CT. Assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Langley Field, VA Aug 2, 1945 to Aug 14, 1945. Assigned to Floyd Bennett Field, NY"
Warbird Resource Group (WRG) Corsair Registry - Corsair/Bu. 50375

National Air & Space Museum (NASM) - Vought F4U-1D Corsair

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October 23, 2019

 

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