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Vought V-463 Attack Crusader (Early A-7)

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Courtesy of Tommy's blog and Vought Heritage.

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Re: Vought V-463 Attack Crusader

Scans of photocopies are not the best, from a visit to the Vought Retiree Club

First a three view

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Re: Vought V-463 Attack Crusader

Second a three view of V-463A with
folding UHTs to save space.

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Re: Vought V-463 Attack Crusader

Front view of the model

Note the 8 weapons hardpoints underwing

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Re: Vought V-463 Attack Crusader

Model comparison of F-8 and V-463
I will try and scan the original pics
next time I visit.

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Side view of the two together

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Re: Vought V-463 Attack Crusader

Last one. Showing some wing size comparison
and rear fuselage look.

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Re: Vought V-463 Attack Crusader

photogator said:
Model comparison of F-8 and V-463
I will try and scan the original pics
next time I visit.

Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation

Have you ever found anything on Project Pluto there?
 

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Re: Vought V-463 Attack Crusader

Very nice. Definitely submitted to VA(L), from the text.
 

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Re: Vought V-463 Attack Crusader

Have you ever found anything on Project Pluto there?

All I found was an article cut out of Air Force Magazine and an artists concept of three inflight with a sunrise/sunset background
 

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Re: Vought V-463 Attack Crusader

Tommy Thomason has pointed out that V-463 was built as the A-7A with very minor changes.
 

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Nice finds Bill - thanks for posting them.

I'm planning on coming down early November and seeing these images really gets me anxious to make the trip - way too long since the last visit.

Enjoy the Day! Mark
 

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