1/48 Hobbycraft FG-1D “Post-War Corsair
El Salvador, Corsair, 1969 (last combat WWII Corsairs). That’s what the instructions say. The Soccer (or Football) War . Our clapped out, war weary Corsairs were used as frontline aircraft by a 3rd world country. At least 25 years old and still doing the job. Certainly a different paint job than we’re used to seeing. It’s a simple Hobbycraft kit. If there were flaws in shape or dimensions, they weren’t evident to me. It was an enjoyable build, and I was really attracted to the paint scheme. My apologies to the “Navy boys”, but not all Corsairs were blue..
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