NAS GROSSE ILE

Chance-Vought O2U-1 CORSAIR

O2U-1 CORSAIR single float observation plane was the type used at Grosse Ile.
Designation O2U-1
Type Observation
Manufacturer Chance-Vought
Engine Pratt & Whitney R-1340B
Horsepower 450
Top Speed 150 mph
Ceiling Float 17,750  ft. Wheels 18,700 ft.
Length 24' 7"
Span 34' 6"
Gross Weight 3389 lbs.
First Order 1926
First Delivery Nov. 18, 1926
Last Delivery Feb. 25, 1930
No. Procured 291
First Delivery to Operating Unit Nov. 18, 1927 VO-7M
                                    Notes: O2U-1, 2, 3, 4


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