Chance Vought F7U Cutlass XF7U-1, F7U-1, F7U-3, 3M, and 3P by Steve Ginter

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Published by S. Ginter in [Simi Valley, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Cutlass (Jet fighter plane)

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Statementby Steve Ginter.
SeriesNaval fighters ;, no. 6
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG1242.F5 G53 1982
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Pagination105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3208410M
ISBN 10094261206X
LC Control Number83114484

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The Vought F7U Cutlass carrier-based jet fighter was one of the most unusual designs ever produced for the United States Navy (USN). Designed as the company’s entry in a carrier-based jet fighter design competition requiring capability to fly at miles per hour ( km/h) at 40, feet (12, m), the aircraft featured broad-chord, low aspect ratio, swept wings, with a wing-mounted.

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maintenance. On Decemthe F7U -3 made its first flight. “Our job was to test the Cutlass,” wrote F7U Navy test pilot—later astronaut—Wally Schirra in his autobiography, Schirra’s Space.

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Chance-Vought F7U Cutlass Multirole Fighter X tier 1. Pilot ; Carrier-based U.S. Navy fighter of the postwar period.

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To avoid extreme nose-down forces, the Cutlass was a “tail-less” aircraft. Its swept wings had vertical fins and “ailevator” control surfaces. Chance Vought F4U Corsair book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start your review of Chance Vought F4U Corsair (Aero Series, #11) Write a review.

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Each monograph's size is dictated by the individual aircraft's own history. In addition to the aircraft's development and testing, each book covers squadron histories, insignias, flight and maintenance manual excerpts, sea stories, if applicable, and model.

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designed from the outset with afterburners, It was the Navy's first swept jet and the first with a steerable nose wheel and irreversible power control system. Chance Vought F4U Corsair members. Join this group to see the discussion, post and comment.

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It was tailless for compactness and weight reduction and incorporated afterburning jet engines for Author: Tommy Thomason.Chance Vought F7U-1 Cutlass by Tommy H.

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In late Chance Vought took this design data and refined it. The result was a wing with a sweepback of 38 degrees, a very low () aspect ratio and an almost parallel cord.

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