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CORSAIR/Bu. 92460

Vought Corsair Bu. 92460

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Bureau #: 92460
Construction #: 3721
Civil Registry:
  None
  Model: FG-1D Corsair
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2011

History:
Built under contract No. 1871, July 1945.
Delivered to U.S. Navy as Bu. 92460
- BOC: July 22, 1945.
- Assigned to VMF 314 training squadron.
- Stored at NAS Litchfield Park, AZ, 1957.
Delivered to FA Salvadorena as FAS 217.
- Delivered 1957.
- Donated to by FAS as Sikorsky Memorial, 1969.
Sikorsky Memorial Airport, Stratford, CT, 1969-2011.
- Displayed on pole as USMC/217.
- Repainted as Marines 86, 1998.
- Removed from pole and under restoration, projected finish date 2014.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Mark Ford via Rob Mears.
Cherry Bomb Photography

Research Assistance:

Andrew King

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