F4U Cor­sair

Model Airplane News - - PILOT PROJECTS -

John Cavelti, Vic­to­ria, Bri­tish Columbia, Canada

A 20-year-long reader of Model Air­plane News, John out­fit­ted his foam Cor­sair with an E-flite 370 out­run­ner and is im­pressed by its power. He notes, “The mark­ings are from a re­stored plane as it flew in the late 1970s and 1980s. The orig­i­nal mark­ings were used by the French Navy dur­ing the Suez con­flict.

The plane now re­sides [with U.S. mark­ings] at the

Til­lam­ook Air Mu­seum in Ore­gon.”

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