The Vought F8U Crusader and A-7 Corsair II DVD is a collection of vintage films on the single engine F8U Crusader supersonic gun fighter and the A-7 Corsair II which was a subsonic shorter version of the F8U design. Both were very capable designs. The F8U was called the "last gunfighter" and the A-7 Corsair II was a rugged attack Bomber. We hope you'll enjoy!
Film #1 -
The Life on a Carrier - A Vietnam aircraft carrier in action showing life on board the carrier and then the trip home. Runtime is about 28 minutes.
Film #2 -
Vought F-8U Crusader - The Navy unveils the F8U Crusader to the public and then shows how to familiarize the pilot with the radar system in the F8U-1 and F8U-2. Runtime is about 13 minutes.
Film #3 -
Vought A-7 Corsair II - A Navy film on how to fly the A-7 Corsair II with its high angle of attack characteristics . Runtime is about 23 minutes.
Film #4 -
No Place for 2nd Place - Top Gun training using F-4 Phantom vs F8U Crusader. Ends with showing the F-14 Tomcat in flight and its future. Runtime is about 8 minutes.
Film #5 -
USN Test Pilots - Navy pilots learn how to test new aircraft for the Navy. Aircraft are the F8U Crusader, the AD Skyhawk, the F9F Cougar, the Sky Warrior, and the FJ-Fury. Runtime is about 13 minutes.
Film #6 -
USN Aircraft Newsreels - These are six short films with a runtime of about 13 minutes:
- Navy Safeguards Far East
- A-7 Corsair II Ejection system
- F8U as a refueling aircraft
- Aircraft aboard CV-60
- F8U breaks speed record
- CV-65 in Vietnam
Total runtime for the Vought F8U Crusader and A-7 Corsair II DVD is about 98 minutes. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.