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A Goodyear built FG-1D Corsair is taxied during the 2005 Grass Valley Airfest at the Nevada County Airport in the California foothills. The Corsair was pirmarily known as a Marines fighter plane during the Second World War with an ability to out climb and out dive the primary Japanese fighter, the A6M Zero. The aircraft's performance advantage, its ability to take severe punishment, and six .50-caliber Browning machine guns gave Navy and Marine pilots the advantage in the skies over the Pacific. Corsairs also flew in combat during the Korean War as well as the 1969 Football War between Honduras and El Salvador.