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Part Two: F2G Corsair Cockpit.

My first F2G that I built in 1984/85 had a -1A Cockpit and radial engine. I got smart and did some research then went to Mesa, Arizona/USA in 1986 to see the only remaining F2G Corsair at Doug Champlin's aircraft museum. I took some photo's of the airplane, but was denied access to the cockpit. Doug had a local photographer that was a member of his museum and here are a few 3"x5" color prints of the cockpit and rear deck.

I now felt that I had enought photos to build an accurate cockpit. I already had photos of the engine, canopy, tail plane, wheel wells and the wing air inlets.

Part 3 will show the finished unpainted F2G Cockpit.

My coffee is getting cold, so I'll say good by for now. RJW!

12 additional images. Click to enlarge.


3 responses

  1. Thanks Rodney!

  2. Thank you Rodney - great pictures !

  3. Amazing photos here Rodney. Thanks !

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