Corsair mockup

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  1. evangilder

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    As most of you know, I have been preparing for another presentation at the museum where I volunteer. This month it is Iwo Jima and the F4U corsair. When Vought came up with the design for the Corsair, they built a full scale model out of plywood to show the Navy officials! Here is a shot of the mockup.
     

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    Now that would make a grand lawn ornament! 8)
     
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    I agree, although I somehow think neither of our wives would appreciate it. ;) Nice new siggy pic, BTW.
     
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    Ah, she'd get used to it. ;)

    Thanks. Maybe I'm overdoing the roundel thing, what with the avatar and all. :-k
     
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    Nah, it's fine.
     
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    Nice pic evan 8)
     
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    It was out of one of the squadron signal books, the F4U Corsair In Action. They have some great pictures in their books.
     
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    Imagine if the finished Corsairs was wood...not ENTIRELY suitable for carrier ops! ;)
     
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    But you would float if you landed in the water. ;)
     
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    And if you crashed you could use the wood from the body to start a fire ;)
     
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    loving the siggy skimmer.........
     
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    What did you just call me?! :angry5:


    ;)
     
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