Vought F4U-1 in NASA Full Scale Wind Tunnel

Vought F4U-1A Corsair Undergoing Testing in the Full Scale Wind Tunnel
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A Vought-Sikorsky F4U-1 is tested inside the NASA Full Scale Wind Tunnel to verify drag reduction recommendations.  The Vought F4U-1A Corsair was among the many World War II aircraft tested in the wind tunnel. The NACA’s drag reduction efforts increased speed and range and gave Allied pilots critical advantages in combat.

Created:

11/27/1942

Photographer:

NASA

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LMAL 30652

Source:

NASA Langley Research Center

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NASA

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Public Domain

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