Vought O2U / O3U / SU Corsair

Reconnaissance Biplane

Vought V-93S Corsair Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) F5 14682 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Vought O2U Corsair is a single-engine two-seat observation biplane aircraft produced by the American manufacturer Chance Vought Corp..
Total production numbers of the Corsair include 291 O2U and 289 O3U / SU. The aircraft was produced with floatation or wheel landing gear. The Corsair was used by several countries, eg. Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Thailand.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-1690-42 Hornet
Engine Power447 kW600 hp
Speed269 km/h145 kts
  167 mph
Service Ceiling5.669 m18.600 ft
Range1.095 km591 NM
680 mi.
Empty Weight1.502 kg3.311 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.161 kg4.764 lbs
Wing Span10,97 m35 ft 12 in
Wing Area31,3 m337 ft
Length8,37 m27 ft 6 in
Height3,45 m11 ft 4 in
First Flight1926
Production Statusout of production
Total Production580
Developed fromVought UO / FU-1
Data for (Version)Vought SU-4 Corsair
VariantsVought O2U-1, O2U-2, O2U-3, O2U-4, O3U-2, O3U-3, O3U-4, O3U-6, SU-1, SU-2, SU-3, SU-4

[Photo-ID: 6490] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
Vought V-93S Corsair, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), F5, c/n 14682, Karsten Palt, 2013Vought
V-93S Corsair
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: F5
c/n: 14682
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]
[Photo-ID: 6491] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
Vought V-93S Corsair, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), F5, c/n 14682, Karsten Palt, 2013Vought
V-93S Corsair
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: F5
c/n: 14682
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]