Tamiya 1/72 F4U-1A Chance-Vought Corsair. Piloted by LT(jg) Doris "Chico" Freeman, VF-17 Jolly Rogers. He would claim two victories with VF-17 and an additional seven with VF-84.
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If I have to name one plane that I really love and admire, that would be the F4U Corsair, especially the wartime variants. Actually this plane got me into scale modelling. When I was young, I came across with Revell's antic 1:32 Corsair, [...]
Another Corsair for the collection, this Special Hobby kit was bought around 2 years ago and when I opened the box I immediately realised I wasn't ready for this sort of built and left it in the pile.
This is Special Hobby's rendition of [...]
Alas the summer is ending and next week I will be returning to my teaching job (history of course!). Before the school year begins I wanted to finish one more kit- Tamiya's 1/48 Corsair. I started this kit in the spring of 2020 but shelved [...]
VF-884 Bitter Birds Home based at NAS Olathe, Kansas. KoreanWar. -Flevo Decals. -Trumpeter F4U-4B kit. [...]
At Korea, July 1953. This is the second assembly of this model in approximately 6 months. Only on the other one, I used the decals for the Black Sheep Squadron VMF-214. I wanted to see if this purchase required as much cutting, sanding and [...]
TAMIYA 1/32 Aircraft Series No.25 Vought F4U-1A Corsair® Item No: 60325
A very easy kit to build with good decals also. I actually used three different Testors paint colors on the main body of this model. I added the skull and crossbones decal to the tail because I had it left over, even though I am aware [...]
This model was ok to build but the wing to wing roots presented a problem in the fit of them. But with patience, I finished it. The decals are of good quality and I had extras which I reapplied two times because I had the wrong placement [...]
I've just finished this one in time for our annual show next weekend.
It's the 1/48th Tamiya F4U-1A as an RNZAF machine with 1 Servicing Until while at Henderson Field at Guadalcanal in 1944. This one is an interesting one as it [...]