The F4U Corsair was a formidable combination of speed and firepower and was the mount of numerous aces during WWII. This kit depicts the F4U-1D variant, which was first deployed aboard U. S. Navy aircraft carriers in April 1944. Distinctive features such as the higher pilot seat position, taller tailwheel, and wider propeller blades have been accurately reproduced, and the model may also be assembled with wings folded. A pilot figure, drop tanks, and two types of canopy windshield are included together with markings for three aircraft flown by U. S. aces. ??Requires paint and assembly.
From the manufacturer
Tamiya ventured into the modeling business in 1948, with a scale wooden ship model kit. Now Tamiya is offering more than 3000 different products, both in the fields of precision static models and high performance radio control vehicles. The standard of excellence achieved by Tamiya is regarded as among the very finest in the world of model hobbies.
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