Vought Aircraft

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Lewis & Vought VE-7 Lewis & Vought VE-7

1918

The American company Lewis & Vought of Long Island, New York, designed and flew in the summer ...

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With the development of a 300hp Hispano, Vought immediately designed a new aircraft around it, ...

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Lewis & Vought VE-8

1918

Lewis & Vought VE-8

Vought VE-10 Vought VE-10

1919

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The VE-9 was basically a VE-7 with a 134kW Hispano-Suiza engine. A small number were ...

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Lewis & Vought VE-9

1922

Lewis & Vought VE-9

Vought UO Vought UO

1922

Subsequent development of the VE-7 and VE-9 resulted in the UO which had an airframe ...

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First aircraft to bear the famous company name Vought Corsair, the initial O2U was little more than a ...

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Vought O2U Corsair

1926

Vought O2U Corsair

Vought FU-1 Vought FU-1

1926

In May 1922, the former Lewis and Vought Corporation was reorganised as the Chance Vought Corporation and ...

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Early in 1927, the US Navy BuAer conceived a requirement for a two-seat fighter for fleet ...

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Vought XF2U-1

1929

Vought XF2U-1

Vought O3U / SU Vought O3U / SU

1930

Continuing its highly successful Corsair biplane range, Vought produced in 1930 the new O3U-1 ...

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First flown in May 1933, the Vought XF3U-1 prototype was designed and built to meet a ...

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Vought SBU

1933

Vought SBU

Vought XF3U-1 Vought XF3U-1

1933

By the spring of 1931, several months of operation of the Curtiss F8C-4 aboard the USS ...

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In 1932, the Vought company, believing an export market to exist for a single-seat fighter among ...

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Vought V-80

1933

Vought V-80

Vought SB2U Vindicator Vought SB2U Vindicator

1936

The SB2U was this company's first low-wing monoplane and, like the earlier SBU, was a ...

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When, on 30 July 1935, the experimental Northrop 3A single-seat fighter was lost over the ...

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Vought V-141

1936

Vought V-141

Vought V-143 Vought V-143

1937

The V-141 having acquired a somewhat alarming reputation, the aircraft was redesignated V-143 and, with modifications ...

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The XOS2U-1 prototype of this two-seat observation/scout monoplane was delivered to the US Navy in ...

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Vought OS2U Kingfisher

1938

Vought OS2U Kingfisher

Vought TBU / Consolidated TBY Sea Wolf Vought TBU / Consolidated TBY Sea Wolf

1941

The Consolidated TBY Sea Wolf was a United States Navy torpedo bomber of World War ...

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In 1938 -at which time Chance Vought was a division of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) ...

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Vought F4U Corsair

1942

Vought F4U Corsair

Vought V-173 Vought V-173

1942

To flight-test the concept of the XF5U a low-powered full-scale version was ...

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Almost certainly the most unusual aircraft designed by the company, the Chance Vought XF5U-1 was ...

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Vought XF5U

1945

Vought XF5U

Vought F6U Pirate Vought F6U Pirate

1946

Before World War II ended, Chance Vought was busy with the design of the Chance ...

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The Cutlass was a swept-wing tailless single-seat carrier-borne fighter which entered service with the US ...

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Vought F7U Cutlass

1948

Vought F7U Cutlass

Vought F8U / F-8 Crusader Vought F8U / F-8 Crusader

1955

The prototype Crusader single-seat carrier-based fighter flew for the first time on 25 March 1955. ...

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Despite its designation of F8U-3, the V-401, first flown on 2 June 1958, was a ...

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Vought F8U-3

1958

Vought F8U-3

Vought A-7 Corsair II Vought A-7 Corsair II

1965

On 11 February 1964 the US Navy named the former LTV Aerospace Corporation winner of ...

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