By V-J Day, September 2, 1945, Corsair pilots had amassed an 11:1 kill ratio against enemy aircraft. The aircraft's distinctive inverted gull-wing design allowed ground clearance for the huge, three-bladed Hamilton Standard Hydromatic propeller, which spanned more than 4 meters (13 feet). The Pratt and Whitney R-2800 radial engine and Hydromatic propeller was the largest and one of the most powerful engine-propeller combinations ever flown on a fighter aircraft.
Charles Lindbergh flew bombing missions in a Corsair with Marine Air Group 31 against Japanese strongholds in the Pacific in 1944. This airplane is painted in the colors and markings of the Corsair Sun Setter, a Marine close-support fighter assigned to the USS Essex in July...
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My name is Dale Jackson. I am a traditional as well as digital artist. I have been drawing and painting with pencils, colored pencils, acrylics and pen & ink for over 30 years. With regard to digital art I started that in the mid 1980's with the Commodore 64, and this field has certainly come a long way in the last 30+ years. I love both traditional and digital media.
During the late 80's and early 90's I worked as an an apprentice for a duo-color print shop with a graphic design addition. I was also a photographer using a Pentax K-1000 manual camera. I developed my own b/w photography as well as...
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