Listen to the 2,000 horsepower generated by the 2,800 cubic inches of the supercharged, 18 cylinder Pratt & Whitney R-2800! You'll see during the flybys why the Japanese called this fighter the "Whistling Death." 

F4U Corsair "Whistling Death" Flight Demonstration! This aircraft just...read more

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 HQ Batallón) February 29, 2016
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Nicknamed "Whistling Death" by the Japanese, the Chance Vought F4U Corsair was the premier Navy and Marine fighter of World War II. Designed as a carrier based aircraft the Corsair had significant landing issues early on. As a result the U.S. Marines became...read more

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This is a very rare uncut footage of the F4U-1 Corsair at a Pacific base. Corsair #13 is Kenneth Walsh, awarded the Medal of Honor. This is VMF-124 (Marines) on Guadalcanal during the F4U-1 first deployment at Henderson Field in February 1943 . 

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 HQ Batallón) February 07, 2016

Test before paint job, engine.Pratt and Whitney R2800-32w whith 18 Pistons twin Super chargers. This plane is today under restoration by The Honduras Air Museum. The plane is a historic treasure. It was flew by Col. Fernando Soto. In 1969 armed forces from El Salvador invaded Honduras and Col....read more

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