Lewis & Vought Corporation renamed Chance Vought Corporation after First World War. From 1922-1926 produced UO-1 observation float biplanes (developed from VE-7/9) and FU-1 catapult fighter seaplanes for U.S. Navy, followed in 1927 by O2U observation landplanes for same customer, first of several Vought designs to bear the name Corsair. Moved to East Hartford, Connecticut, in about 1930, where until 1935 it continued the Corsair series with 03U observation biplanes and similar SU scouts, again for U.S. Navy. Became Chance Vought Division of United Aircraft Corporation in 1934, initially continuing production at East Hartford of O3U/SU Corsairs. These were followed by Vought SBU two-seat scout-bomber, designed in 1932 and produced for U.S. Navy between 1935-1937.

Joined with Sikorsky Division of UAC in April 1939 to form Chance Vought and Sikorsky Aircraft Division of United Aircraft Corporation. Became Chance Vought Aircraft Inc. after becoming separate and independent from UAC on July 1,1954. Main product during this stage of its history was the unorthodox F7U Cutlass, in production 1952-1955 for the U.S. Navy. Deliveries began also in 1957 of the F-8 (originally F8U) Crusader, development and production of which continued as the LTV F-8 after further company metamorphoses into Chance Vought Chance Vought & Sikorsky VS-44A Excalibur flying-boat Chance Vought F7U Cutlass carrier-based fighter Corporation (from December 31,1960), and a merger on August 31,1961 with Ling-Temco Electronics Inc. to form Ling-Temco-Vought Inc. Within the latter structure, Vought became, successively, the Aerospace Division of LTV, then Vought Aeronautics Company (Division of LTV Aerospace Corporation). Since January 1,1976 it has continued its activities as Vought Corporation, a subsidiary of the LTV Corporation.

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