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  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Vought was sold from LTV and owned in various degrees by the Carlyle Group and Northrop Grumman in the early 1990s.
Vought was reestablished as a separate division in United Aircraft in 1942.
Vought is heavily involved in the Boeing 747, Boeing 787 aircraft as well as supplying parts for the F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II and the V-22 Osprey.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Vought   (983 words)

  
 Chance Vought F4U-4 Corsair
There is some solid evidence that strongly supports the argument that the Chance Vought F4U-4 Corsair was the finest all around fighter of the war.
Vought's Corsair was a fighter that could not be treated lightly.
Chance Vought's F4U-4 came about as a development of the F4U-4XA, which was first flown in early April 1944.
home.att.net /~historyzone/F4U-4.html   (2204 words)

  
 bcmv
Chance Milton Vought was only thirteen years old when Orville Wright, on the morning of December 17, 1903, became the first man to officially pilot and fly a heavier-than-air machine.
Vought was sent to Europe to survey the tactical employment of airplanes and the impact of the war on their design.
Chance Vought was inducted into the Aviation Hall of Fame in 1989 and even though he did not live to see many of them, more than 15,000 aircraft and missiles bearing the Vought name have been built since 1917.
www.vought.com /heritage/peoplaces/html/bcmv.html   (710 words)

  
  The Pioneers : An Anthology : Chauncey (Chance) Milton Vought (1890 - 1930)
Chance Milton Vought was only fifteen years old when Orville Wright, on the morning of December 17, 1903, became the first man to officially pilot and fly a heavier-than-air machine.
Vought was sent to Europe to survey the tactical employment of airplanes and the impact of the war on their design.When the United States entered World War I in April of 1917, the country was basically unprepared for war, especially so in military aviation.
Chance Milton Vought was a pioneer airplane engineer, designer and visionary whose contributions to early-day Naval aviation place him among the founders of the modern aerospace industry.
www.ctie.monash.edu.au /hargrave/vought.html   (1813 words)

  
 Vought
Chauncey (Chance) Milton Vought was born in New York City in 1890.
From 1929 until 1934, when it was forced to dissolve by provisions of the Air Mail Act of 1934, Chance Vought was part of the holding company, United Aircraft and Transport Corporation (UATC) along with Pratt and Whitney, Boeing Airplane and Transport, Hamilton Metalplane, and Sikorsky.
At the end of October 2001, Vought announced that it would be cutting 1,200 jobs, or 20 percent of its work force, partly as a result of a downturn at Boeing due to lessening aircraft purchases resulting from a general downturn in the economy and the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Aerospace/Vought/Aero23.htm   (1749 words)

  
 Vought-Sikorsky and Chance Vought Aircraft
In 1930 Chance Vought moved from its Long Island City plant to a brand new facility in East Hartford, sandwiched between Pratt and Whitney and Hamilton Standard and fronting on Rentschler Field.
Vought's contract, issued by the Navy on December 29, 1944, was for a straight wing carrier fighter using a new NACA 65-212 supercritical airfoil and a new NACA developed wing-root engine air intake.
Vought’s proposal to install extensible landing gear and a parabrake to permit reuse of the test missiles was eagerly accepted by the Navy.
www.ctairandspace.org /vought.html   (4381 words)

  
 Vought-Sikorsky and Chance Vought Aircraft
In 1930 Chance Vought moved from its Long Island City plant to a brand new facility in East Hartford, sandwiched between Pratt and Whitney and Hamilton Standard and fronting on Rentschler Field.
Vought's contract, issued by the Navy on December 29, 1944, was for a straight wing carrier fighter using a new NACA 65-212 supercritical airfoil and a new NACA developed wing-root engine air intake.
Vought’s proposal to install extensible landing gear and a parabrake to permit reuse of the test missiles was eagerly accepted by the Navy.
ctairandspace.org /vought.html   (4381 words)

  
 Chance Vought F4U "Corsair"
But whatever it was called, the Vought F4U Corsair was the ultimate Navy and Marine Fighter of World War II.
Rex B. Beisel, Vought's chief designer, wanted to build the smallest possible airframe compatible with the most powerful engine available at the the time, the Pratt and Whitney XR-2800 Double Wasp (a large 18-cylinder radial, generating 2,000 hp).
The characteristic "inverted gull wing" shape was chosen, which also allowed for the adoption of a propeller with a large diameter.
www.qsl.net /n3yqh/WWII/f4u.htm   (682 words)

  
 Chance M. Vought and John M. Lucarelli: Lit. Rel. No. 19797 / August 9, 2006
As alleged in the indictment, Vought, Lucarelli, and their co-conspirators were not eligible to obtain NewAlliance NAB stock at its $10 IPO price because they were not eligible account holders of New Haven Savings Bank (the predecessor of NewAlliance).
However, Vought and Lucarelli are alleged to have participated in a scheme to purchase the stock at that $10 price by having individuals who were account holders purchase the stock for them.
The Indictment alleges that, after purchasing the shares in the names of other people, the members of the conspiracy then sold the shares at a profit, which was shared among the defendants and the other members of their conspiracy.
www.sec.gov /litigation/litreleases/2006/lr19797.htm   (293 words)

  
 Aerosite - Vought
The Lewis and Vought Corporation began in 1917 and was soon succeeded by the Chance Vought Corporation in 1922.
Vought made history in 1922 when their VE-7 "Bluebird" trainer made the first takeoff from the decks of the USS Langley, the first American aircraft carrier.
Vought was reestablished as a separate division in United Aircraft in 1942.
www.aerosite.net /content/view/2172/41   (374 words)

  
 Unreal Aircraft - Weird Wings - Chance Vought V-173 / XF5U 'Flying Flapjack'
Zimmerman joined Chance Vought Aircraft in 1937, and there was able to produce an electric powered model of his design, designated V-162, flown by remote control in test situations, tethered in a hangar.
The rear fuselage was hinged to act as an elevator.
In October 1939 manufacture by Chance Vought of a small scale model for wind tunnel testing was approved.
www.unrealaircraft.com /wings/cv_flapjack.php   (686 words)

  
 Chance-Vought O2U-2 Corsair
Chance Vought O2U-2 Corsair; "Vought O2U-2 Corsair - 1934-1940." No date/number.
Chance Vought O2U-2 Corsair; "One of two O2U-2's given by the Navy to the Coast Guard in 1935.
Chance Vought O2U-2 Corsair; No caption/date (1936?), photo number 5-8-36(1) n.
www.uscg.mil /HQ/G-CP/HISTORY/WEBAIRCRAFT/Vought_O2U2.html   (225 words)

  
 Vought
1922: Chance Vought Corp. 1929: Component of United Aircraft and Transport Co. 1930: Moved to East Hartford CT. 7/25/30: Chance Vought died from after-effects of a tooth operation.
Vought UO-1 [A-6493] hoisting aboard USS Richmond (USN)
The first production aircraft of Chance Vought and the first aircraft to fly from an aircraft carrier, a scratch-built replica of the Bluebird was completed in early 2007 by volunteers of the Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation.
www.aerofiles.com /_vot.html   (3096 words)

  
 Vought ancestry
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www.museumstuff.com /family-history/names/Vought.php   (340 words)

  
 Chance Vought F4U-5NL Corsair - The Collings Foundation
Chance Vought F4U-5NL Corsair - The Collings Foundation
Definitely one of the most distinctive designs ever employed by a fighter aircraft, the Vought F4U-5NL Corsair lives as one of the most famous fighters built during WWII.
Its gull-wing design to allow the propeller to rotate without hitting the ground made it an icon for a generation of plane "buffs" who knew the stories of such groups as the "Black Sheep Squadron" who utilized the F4U-5NL.
www.collingsfoundation.org /ma_f4ucorsair.htm   (145 words)

  
 Chance Vought F7U Cutlass : Naval Fighters by Steve Ginter
Book Details Summary: The title of this book is Chance Vought F7U Cutlass : Naval Fighters and it was written by Steve Ginter.
This edition of Chance Vought F7U Cutlass : Naval Fighters is in a Paperback format.
This books publish date is December 1982 and it has a suggested retail price of $17.95.
www.allbookstores.com /book/094261206X/Chance_Vought_F7u_Cutlass.html   (116 words)

  
 Ling-Temco-Vought, Inc. (LTV owned Chance Vought Aerospace ) - Delaware 1970
This historic document was printed by Security-Columbian Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an allegorical man holding a globe with a telescope in the background.
In 1960, Ling merged his company with Temco Aircraft, best known for their missile work, and using additional funding from insurance businessman Troy Post, they bought the famous Chance Vought aerospace firm.
If you are publishing a book for educational purposes or with the press, please contact us directly at 703-787-3552 for use of our content.
www.scripophily.net /liinde19.html   (934 words)

  
 3D max Chance Vought Corsair
The Chance Vought F-4-U Corsair was developed with technology available at the time by engineers trying to build a high performance airplane that could land and take off from carriers.
The Corsair had nasty stall characteristics and a long nose that made it virtuall impossible to land on the straight deck cariiers.
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www.turbosquid.com /FullPreview/Index.cfm/ID/262089/SID/202429/blFP/1   (256 words)

  
 Chance-Vought Corsair F4Uaircraft profile. Aircraft Database of the Fleet Air Arm Archive 1939-1945
In dive mode the sound of the attacking Corsair led the Japanese to refer to the aircraft as 'Whistling Death.'
In all Vought built a total of 4102 F4U-1s, Brewster completed 735 F3A-1s and Goodyear manufactured 3808 FG-1s.
Corsairs in the British Navy during WW II - Contributed by Norman McKinstry, former Royal Navy FAA Corsair pilot with 1849 and 1850 Sqdn's during WW II.
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /Aircraft/Corsair.htm   (2250 words)

  
 CHANCE VOUGHT F4U—5N “CORSAIR”
The Corsair first flew on 29 May 1940 and was built by three different companies, Chance Vought (F4U)
The Corsair was in production longer than any other World War Two fighters were.
It has been restored in Marine Night Fighting Squadron VMF(N)-513 markings as it served in Korea.
home.pacbell.net /flhf/corsairpage.htm   (178 words)

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