F7U 3-view, from US patent
An informative look at F7U-3 cockpits
F7U-3M kit from Fujimi at Amazon
Chance Vought F7U-1 Cutlass (Naval Fighters) by Tommy H. Thomason
Photo: Rear quarter view of XF7U-1 prototype. All Hands January 1949 p.28
3-view profile: F7U-3 Flight, 2 January 1953 p.7
"Project Cutlass" Article dealing with the delivery of the first F7U-3s to FASRON-12 at NAS Miramar Naval Aviation News June 1954
"Hancock in the Far East - Deploys with First F7U Squadron" Naval Aviation News October 1955. VF-124 conducted the first Cutlass deployment to the Far East in 1955, aboard the USS Hancock.
"New Look for Carriers: Steam Catapults, Mirror Landing Device" Photo report of F7U-3 tests aboard Hancock and Bennington. Aviation Week October 24, 1955 p.11
"High Flying Sparrows Got to Sea" Photo article on the deployment of VA-83 F7U-3Ms aboard USS Intrepid, this being one of the first squadrons to be equipped with the Sparrow I air to air missile. All Hands September 1956.
Artist's depiction of the A2U-1, the projected attack version of the Cutlass. 250 examples were contracted for, but the program was canceled in 1954 before the first aircraft was completed.
F7U-3M walk around photos at Pensacola
Build article on the big Fisher 1/32 scale Cutlass
Build article on the Fujimi Cutlass kit
F7U pictures at the NMNA archives, including a close-up shot of a Sparrow I carried underwing