Aer-EV-1
6 May 1953

VF- Day Fighter

Model

XF8U-1

Winner

Chance Vought

Type Spec

OS-130

Operational Rqmt.

CA-05503a – 9 July 1952

Bids Requested

Republic, North American, Convair, Douglas, Goodyear, Grumman, Lockheed, Martin, McDonnell, Northrop , Bell, Fairchild, Ryan, Chance Vought, Temco

Bids Received

Chance Vought, Douglas, Grumman, Lockheed, McDonnell, North Am, Northrop, Temco

Total Designs

18

Total Bidders

8

Dates:


Bids Requested

12 Sep 1952

Bids Received

28 Feb 1953

Engrg. Recom.

6 May 1953

Approved

Adm. Combs (Verbally approved going ahead with Chance Vought - WZF)

1st Flt

Mar '55