Vought F7U Cutlass

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Vought F7U Cutlass
F7U-3 Cutlass VA-212 on USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) c1956.jpg
Vought F7U Cutlass.
Role Fighter aircraft
National origin USA.
Manufacturer Vought
First flight 1948
Introduction 1951
Status Out of service
Primary user US Navy
Number built 320

The Vought F7U Cutlass is a navalized fighter aircraft that served in the U.S. Navy. It was used for the Cold War, from American aircraft carriers. None were sold to other countries. Some Vought F7U Cutlass were modified for aerial reconnaissance as F7U-3P. It was used by the Blue Angels in 1953.