Aeronautics: Corsair for Britain

Officials of United Aircraft & Transport Corp. tried hard to conceal their excitement over an airplane being crated for shipment from East Hartford, Conn, last week. There was nothing extraordinary about the plane. It was a Vought Corsair of a year-old model, such as the U. S. Navy uses for observation, with interchangeable sea and land undercarriages. But its wings and fuselage bore the red-white-&-blue bull's eye insignia of the British Royal Air Force—hence the excitement. The British Air Ministry had bought the ship, presumably to test it as a sample of U....

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