Revell 1/72 F4U–1B Corsair – HMS Colossus July 1945 – FAA 1846 Naval Air Squadron
I picked up this little gem last year and have been working away at it off and on for some time.
Despite what Revell says it is more likely to be a F4U -1D, and there is some debate as to whether the makings are right for this time period however I think that these are small complaints.
The kit fits well and has some lovely engraved detail.
It comes with inserts for the clipped wingtips for the Royal Navy or the more common rounded wingtips.
The canopy was superb and very finely moulded but also fragile. Only the one decal scheme but great decals.
A nice enjoyable build all for £7.00 ! Will we see any more of these ?
I suppose we will have to wait and see what appears out of the ashes of Revell.de.
The build is out of the box.
Paints: Lifecolour and Humbrol. Tamiya X-22 and XF – 86 Clearcoats.
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