Goodyear FG-1 at KIBM


Pics of an immaculate Goodyear FG-1 Corsair at Kimball Municipal Airport in Kimball, Nebraska.

Imma quite smitten.

She was stopping by for fuel:

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7 responses to “Goodyear FG-1 at KIBM

  1. I ws at an air show in San Marcos Texas a few years ago when a Corsair made a low level pass up the strip. There’s nothing in the world like the sound of that radial engine at full throttle. Beautiful aircraft.

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  2. Bill Brandt

    There is one of those at the Seattle Aerospace Museum – rarest of the rare. Only reason I watched the “Blacksheep Squadron” was to watch the startup sequence – a sleepy lion gradually awakening to a low roar.

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    • FG’s are fairly common. The rare bird at Seattle’s Museum of Flight is the very rare F2G. A highly modified Corsair powered not by the R-2800, but by the massive R-4360.

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  3. Surfcaster

    Wow – that is flippin’ sweet!

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  4. Jeff Gauch

    I want to strip naked and rub all over it.

    Does that make me weird?

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  5. Corsair…

    Drool…

    Nice post Spill!

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