Comparison of U.S. Navy F8U-2 Crusader fighter with F8U-1 Crusader fighter, United States.
United States USA Date:1961 Duration:3 min 54 sec Sound:Yes
Film introduces U.S. Navy F8U-1E Crusader and F8U-2 Crusader aircraft and compares them with the F8U-1 Crusader aircraft, United States. F8U-1E and F8U-2 parked at an airfield. Pilot makes an inspection. Three pneumatic system pressure gauges located on right hand forward fuselage of F8U-2. A pair of air scoops added to provide additional cooling air to after burner. Ventral fins on each side of plane. Pilot boards the F8U-2. F8U-2 cockpit arrangement shows instrument panel with various switches and indicators. Scope for APS-67 radar in F8U-2. APS-67 control panel on left console. Armament panel with indicators. Chart depicts AC and DC generator installation due to additional radar system installed. Pilot control knob on air conditioning panel. Emergency canopy handle located on instrument panel hood. Airmen around F8U-2. F8U-2 takes off from an airfield.
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