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The Corsair
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Posted By: Dewman, 10-10-2014, 02:33 PM

One of my favorite planes.

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10-10-2014, 03:35 PM   #2
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great plane and excellent shot!
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Nice image and - yes- a great aircraft.
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QuoteOriginally posted by PJ1 Quote
a great aircraft.

Great shot of a classic--an unusual perspective and an excellent way to "fill the frame."


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One of my favorites as well, and I agree, I like the perspective.
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That is a nice shot of an unusual plane.

For those that don't know, the wing bend was used to provide ground clearance for the big prop (13 ft 6 in) with normal landing gear. However, that meant the fuel tanks could not be located in the wing and it was put behind the engine, more or less on the center of gravity, which resulted in the cockpit being moved to its rearward location.
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Fantastic photo, if you introduced just a little bit of grain , it would be 1941 all over again ( Vintage photo )
But I love WW2 aircraft , and this photo works ..


A shame about the roof to the left , otherwise it would have been left to the imagination when and where the photo was taken ( Carrier Deck Possibly )
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Thanks for the kind words, y'all. It's difficult to find an angle to photograph an old war bird that isn't like thousands of others taken before, so I set out looking for something a little different. The folded wings provided that.


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I love the POV of this terrific B&W photo. Creative eye combined with excellent technique - can't beat that!

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Gotta love these old war birds... Nice shot!
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There used to be old-timers in Connecticut who were very proud of this plane. Vought was in Stratford at the time and part of United Aircraft. UA's other divisions built the engine (Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford) and the propeller (Hamilton Standard in Windsor Locks). The guns were often made at Colt's in Hartford or just a few minutes over the Massachusetts border.
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Very nice B&W composition of the warbird.
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