Goodyear F2G Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions

Goodyear F2G Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions

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The Corsair was one of WWIIAis most superb fighters, achieving a victory ratio of nearly 11:1 in the Pacific. Had things worked out differently, its sister craft, GoodyearAis F2G AiSuperAi Corsair, might have eclipsed that record. Based on GoodyearAis fixed-wing F1G design, the F2G had a bubble cockpit and was fitted with a Pratt a Whitney R-4360 engine. The twenty-eight cylinder, four row radial air-cooled monster provided nearly 50% more take-off power than the standard double Wasp. Yet by the close of WWII, only five F2GAis had been built, and so the plane never saw combat. Originally printed by Goodyear and the U.S. Navy, this Flight Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit.2 27 Trim Controls .. .7 29 Left Side of Cockpit 4 28 Canopy Control Crank .. . . 31 Right Side of Cockpit 5 29 Oxygen Bottle Valve . . .i 36 Power Plant Control Quadrant 6 30 Power Plant Chart .. 38 . Variation of Mixture Ratios 31 Emergency anbsp;...

Title:Goodyear F2G Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions
Author:U. S. Navy - 2009-02


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