Seven decades after it first flew, the V-173 got its old look back.
- By Paul Hoversten
- AirSpaceMag.com, September 17, 2013
Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation Archives
A truck hauls the Pancake, crated for weather protection, from the Vought plant in Connecticut to Norfolk Naval Air Station in Virginia in 1949. The V-173 made its first flight on November 23, 1942.