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Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV)

Aircraft  The Company
 
First
Flight
Model Military Number Name
1955   F8U/F-8 Crusader1
1965   A-7 Corsair II
1 acquired with Vought
Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV) was the parent company of Vought Aircraft from 1961 through 1992.

History

1961: Vought merges with Ling-Temco Electronics to form Ling-Temco Vought (LTV).

1970s: Troubles at LTV force Vought to scale back.  Vought re-focuses on aircraft component subcontracting and missile systems.

1992: LTV finally declares bankruptcy with its aircraft business being purchased by the Carlyle Group and Northrop.  The aircraft division is renamed Vought Aircraft.

 
 Merchandise  Related Websites
 

Book:
The Corsair and other Vought Airplanes
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Go to the Vought Aircraft website
 

page updated 01 January 2010

 

 

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