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1/32 Vought F4U-1A Corsair

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TAM60325
1/32 Vought F4U-1A Corsair
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$159.99 CAD    
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SPECIFICATIONS
1/32
Scale:
318 mm
Length:
390 mm
Width:

FEATURES
  • Features specific to the F4U-1A such as the semi-bubble canopy, starboard leading edge spoiler and extended tail wheel strut are captured with accuracy
  • The model accurately reflects the new F4U-1A seat position and accompanying changes in the cockpit
  • Assemble with flaps and elevators in up or down position as per your preference
  • 2-piece engine cowling can be removed after assembly to allow appreciation of the breathtaking engine recreation
  • Aircraft can be assembled in parked or airborne state
  • 3 included marking options recreate U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps units

With a highly complex P&W R-2800 engine generating 2,000hp, a 4-meter propeller and striking gull wings, the Corsair was certainly a memorable aircraft; it was effective, too, and was one of the mainstays of the U.S. Navy. The F4U-1A variant was assigned to units from Summer 1943, and featured upgrades such as a semi-bubble canopy (to improve previously limited visibility), plus the ability to carry bombs of up to 1,000lb. It saw a large amount of action in fighting with the Japanese Navy around the Solomon Islands; the Corsair continued to serve through the Korean War in the guise of further variants, the bomber capability pioneered by the F4U-1A proving a most effective addition to the aircraft's inherent ability.

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