'- New mould
Model Set Vought F4U-1D CORSAIR
- Structured surfaces with recessed panel joints
- Detailed R2800 radial engine
- Cooling valve manifold selectively open or closed
- Detailed cockpit with instrument panel
- 2 Auxiliary fuel tanks
- Movable propeller
- Detailed landing gear
- Authentic decal set for following versions:
- Vought F4U-1A Corsair, VMF-214 Squadron, U.S. Marine Corps, Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, December 1943. ''Pappy Boyington''
- Vought F4U-1A Corsair, VF-17 Squadron, U.S. Navy, Bougainville, Soloman Islands, February 1944'
The Corsair is considered to have been one of the U.S. Navy's best World War 2 fighter aircraft. It was feared by its Japanese opponents who nicknamed it Whistling Death . Corsairs fought in the Pacific theatre from 1943 to 1945, scoring record-breaking successes. The Corsairs combined fire-power consisted of six 12.7 mm Browning machine guns.