A-7E Corsair II

A-7E Corsair II (HM1YMW)

Location: Hampton, VA 23666
Country: United States of America

N 37° 2.608', W 76° 21.998'

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BuNo.157606 · Navy · Attack

—Air Power Park Tour —

The A-7E Corsair II was first flown by on November 25, 1969, after the Navy decided that the A7-A & B needed more power and improved avionics. The A-7E was powered by a naval version of the 15,000 lbs Allison/Rolls-Royce TF41-A-2 turbofan engine, giving the A-7E a speed of 693 mph.

The Corsair II was based on an earlier supersonic fighter, the F-8U Crusader and was built by LTV (Ling-Temco-Voought) Aerospace in Dallas, Texas. A total of 535 A-7E's were built. The A7-E was a standard light attack aircraft and served the U.S. Navy during Operation Desert Storm. The Navy phased-out the last of their A-7E's in 1992. The marking shown are those of squadron VA-174.
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HM NumberHM1YMW
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Date Added Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 378468 N 4100567
Decimal Degrees37.04346667, -76.36663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 2.608', W 76° 21.998'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 2' 36.48" N, 76° 21' 59.88" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-451 US-258, Hampton VA 23666, US
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