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FSX Steam Edition: Aircraft Factory F4U Corsair™ is an app designed by A2A Simulations. FSX Steam Edition: Aircraft Factory F4U Corsair™ was first published on . The app is available on Steam, Other.About This Content She was affectionately - or sometimes not so affectionately - known by her pilots as the Bent-Wing Bird, the Ensign Eliminator...

FSX Steam Edition: Aircraft Factory F4U Corsair™ Review

FSX Steam Edition: Aircraft Factory F4U Corsair™ is an application created by A2A Simulations. FSX Steam Edition: Aircraft Factory F4U Corsair™ was first published on . It is currently available for Steam, Other.


About This Content

She was affectionately - or sometimes not so affectionately - known by her pilots as the Bent-Wing Bird, the Ensign Eliminator, Hose Nose, Hog Nose, Sweetheart or Hog. Their choice of handle for this bird usually depended on their latest adventure in the 4.5-7 ton envelope of this solid but occasionally quirky airframe.

The F4U was born and bred to be a killer and she excelled at this endeavor, laying claim to an astonishing 11-to-1 kill ratio by the end of WWII. That does not include the unfortunate Ensigns who had so many problems trying to land the long-nosed bird on a carrier that the Navy finally ceased trying. They assigned the F4U to the Marines who quickly learned to love her for her superior fighting ways. The F4U eventually became a successful carrier-borne aircraft.

In her final form, which was the F4U-4, she was certainly in the running for 'Best Fighter of WWII'. The F4U-4 could out-climb the P-51 Mustang by almost 800 feet per minute and had exceptional speed at low and mid altitudes.

The F4U Corsair is truly a unique aircraft with its bent wings, long nose, and powerful engine. We know you'll have a lot of fun flying her!

Key Features


  • The premier WWII Fighter in the Pacific Theatre
  • F4U-1A, F4U-1C, and F4U-1D models included
  • Detailed aircraft with realistic texturing
  • Classic radial engine sounds inside and out
  • Animated pilot looks around as you fly
  • 3D instrumentation for smooth response
  • Drop wing tanks remove both fuel and weight when released
  • Under-wing rockets can be added or removed with a single click