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CANADIANS & THE FAA CORSAIR 

February 28 @ 11:30 14:30

Corsair in RN markings
Vought Corsair in Royal Navy markings. Formerly owned by Canadian Warplane Heritage, Hamilton.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 622 Stoney Creek

12 King St. East, Stoney Creek, ON.

Our LWOTM (Last Wednesday of the Month) features a presentation by Cdr (Ret’d) Robert Williamson about Canadians and the Fleet Air Arm Corsair.

Rejected by the U.S.N. and declared totally unsuitable for Carrier use in 1942 by the Royal Navy’s Chief Test Pilot, the Admiralty invested money they could ill afford in creating a flying program and facilities similar to the Canadian BCATP to train colonials to fly the dangerous Chance Vought F4U Corsair.   

What was the FAA thinking?

Cost $20.00/person

Please pay by ETF using:  hna@hamiltonnaval.ca and RSVP to r.dewolfe2023@outlook.com by Friday, February 23rd so we can order the lunch.

$20

Stoney Creek Legion Branch 622

12 King Steet East
Stoney Creek, ON L8G 1J8 Canada

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