| || The Museum’s FG-1C on display was part of a batch of 120 Chance Vought FG-1C Corsair IV's ordered from Goodyear Aircraft Corporation under contract No NOa(s)1871 and requisition No N-1450, numbered KE310 to KE429, c/n's 3647-3686, 3807-3846, 4123-4162. BuAer No's 92386-92425, 92546-92585, 67215-67254. Originally destined for the Royal Navy, the British cancelled the order and the aircraft were delivered to the U.S. Navy instead. The aircraft is painted in the colors of U.S. Marine Corp Ace Col. Archie Donahue. Donahue shot down 14 Japanese aircraft while assigned to VMF-112 and VMF-451. Donahue's unit was stationed aboard the USS Bunker Hill. |
Also registered as N4717C, N448AG, G-CCMV & N451FG.