Vought retirees find, restore World War II Corsair fighter

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Vought retirees find, restore World War II Corsair fighter

Post by Alien_Aviator » Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:01 pm

They taken a few liberties in the reconstruction, but Godbless individuals like this!

DALLAS — After four years of painstaking labor, artisans of the Vought Aircraft Retirees Club have restored an icon of U.S. aviation history, a World War II-vintage F4U Corsair fighter plane.......Vought retirees, who organized in 1999 to begin restoring airplanes to celebrate the company’s nearly century-long heritage, had several aircraft under their belt when they located and purchased for $200,000 portions of a wrecked aircraft in 2004.

Full news piece can be viewed at: http://www.star-telegram.com/251/story/1162270.html

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