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A-7 Corsair II strike aircraft

Country of Origin: USA


The A-7 Corsair II was a single-engine aircraft that was flown primarily by the U.S. Navy as a carrier-based strike aircraft, and by the U.S. Air National Guard and several other air forces in the close air support role. Bearing a strong family resemblance to the earlier F-8 Crusader supersonic fighter, the Corsair II was chunkier and could lift and deliver a substantial weapons load.

The broad, shoulder-mounted wing had a 35-degree leading-edge sweep, which was fixed in incidence...

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