Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
  F4U-1D Corsair Bureau Number 50375  

Click For Enlargement
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.

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

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".

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.

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

Contribute Information
Are you a relative or associated with any person mentioned?
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
October 23, 2019


Tech Info

Photo Archive
  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram