Corsair and Mustang, Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, McMinnville, OR

Fast and heavily armed, the Goodyear FG-1D Corsair was more than a match for Japanese fighters in World War II. Because it was difficult to land on aircraft carriers, it was initially given to the U.S. Marine Corps for land-based operation, although later modifications made it a potent carrier fighter. A North American P-51D Mustang, the premier escort fighter in the European theater of World War II accompanies the Corsair. A Vietman War era Grumman OV-1D Mohawk sits nearby.

Copyright: Bill Edwards
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 15040x7520
Taken: 02/06/2013
Uploaded: 09/06/2013
Updated: 02/07/2014


Tags: mcminnville; oregon; aircraft; airplane; aviation; evergreen; flight; museum; corsair; mustang; p-51; mohawk; fighter; north american; x-15
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