Built by Vought. On November 8, 1948 delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F4U-5N Corsair bureau number 122189. This aircraft was mounted with radar for use as a night fighter. During 1953, retired from service.
Between 1965-1976 this Corsair was part of the US Naval Air Museum. In the late 1970s stored at NTS Bainbridge, GA. Also during the late 1970s, restored at MCAS Cherry Point and painted in the markings of F4U-5P Corsair 122189 / WF15.
Afterwards, transported to the USMC Museum and displated until 1998. Since 2000, displayed at the Flying Letherneck Museum.
Flying Leathernecks - F4U-5N Corsair
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February 10, 2019