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1/72 Warbird Collection no.74

Item No: 60774
Length: 141mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.

The First Mass-Produced Corsair
With a monstrous 2,000 horsepower radial engine driving a massive 4 meter diameter propeller, the Corsair was the first U.S. WWII fighter to break the 400mph speed barrier. The first production corsairs featured a framed canopy that gave it the nickname bird cage, and starting from February 1943, helped turn the tide of the air war in the Pacific theater.

Painting and Markings
Main Tamiya Colors required: AS-8 Navy blue, AS-19 Intermediate blue, AS-20 Insignia white

VF-17 "Jolly Rogers"
VMF-124, Lt. Kenneth A. Walsh

About the Model
High-quality assembly kit display model of the Vought F4U-1 Corsair. Length: 141mm, Width: 173mm Distinctive features of the early-production F4U-1 such as short tail wheel, thin propeller blades, and bird cage canopy all accuarately reproduced. Four types of markings included.

The information on this page is current as of September 25, 2006. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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