X-Plane 9.70+ A-7E Corsair II 3.0. The Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II is a carrier-capable subsonic light attack aircraft. The A7 airframe design was based on the successful supersonic Vought F-8 Crusader. It was one of the first combat aircraft to feature a head-up display (HUD), an inertial navigation system (INS), and a turbofan engine. By Vasco Ribeiro.