The F4U-5 is the last propeller-driven fighter of the US Navy to be produced.They are developed from the F4U-4,the prototype of the aircraft is a converted F4U-4(BuNo.27296).A series of lastest technologies were applied to the aircraft,and the first flight were taken on December 21,1945.
The F4U-5 have the longest nose of all the Corsairs,the extend nose contains the 2300hp R-2800-32W engine and the automatically-adjusting turbo supercharger.The cockpit was redesigned,and also the canopy.The F4U-5's production was limited to 233 examples with the ending of the war.
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