F-4U CORSAIR in Action. One of the outstanding aircraft of WWII. The primary fighter and ground attack aircraft of the USMC. Over 100 photos.
Design work for the F-4U began in 1939 and resulted in delivery to the Fleet and the Fleet Marine Force of one of our finest carrier fighters. Corsairs were savage combatants against the Japanese, and they remained potent combat aircraft during the Korean War. Over 100 photos, 40 detail dwgs, 3 pgs of scale dwgs, 13 color paintings, 58 pages. The Squadron "AIRCRAFT IN ACTION" series provides the aviation buff, historian and modeler alike with an in-depth developmental history of each subject aircraft. Each "AIRCRAFT IN ACTION" book contains outstanding photographic coverage of the aircraft in operational use. Many of the photos reveal details that other publications do not show. Line drawings give an in-depth look at each variant. The text explains each variant and puts the aircraft in historical perspective. Each 8.25" x 11" book has full color front and back covers, plus a framable 2-page spread of color paintings.