I suspect that most people who build model airplanes are very familiar with the famous Vought F4U Corsair fighter from WWII and Korea. Likewise, many are familiar with the A7 Corsair II which served the US Navy and later the Air National Guard [...]
I bring to you my F4U-1 Corsair in 1/48th scale, a gift from Louis Gardner. This model was a labor to build. I loved the kit so much. It was a fun project and even had some unexpected challenges fit wise that I ended up solving. I thought the pr[...]
Well I guess a lot of us are building Corsairs so I guess I will share my progress on the kit I am building.
This Tamiya 1/48 scale kit is pretty fun so far. I am adding in lots of details as I go. I will do the folded wing version to make it a [...]
So, here are the last two refreshed latinas from 2016.
FAS Corsair: Tamiya kit with Aztec decals, Tamiya and Gunze paints, EZ Line for brake lines, plastic rod for antenna. According to fellow Hyperscaler/Britmodeller Marco, the wheel wells and[...]
Ciao a tutti, dopo aver osservato per parecchio tempo un po' intimorito i modelli contenuti in questo sito, ho trovato il coraggio di pubblicare questa realizzazione che mi era stata commissionata e per la quale confesso di aver "rubato" idee an[...]
Another latin girl from 2016.
Hasegawa F4U-5N kit, Aztec decals, True Details cockpit, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics, EZ Line for brake lines and antenna wire, the "T" antenna on the belly was taken from the ancient Hasegawa F4U-4 kit.
The model s[...]
Technical data: built out of Revell kit + resin wheels.
History: WMF 214 (Black Sheeps) commander aircraft flown by pilot "Pappy" Boyington.
Another Christmas gift from another great person. I really dont know how to articulate my thanks for these awesome gifts. Louis included a P-40 and a Corsair for me to build, both being in 1/48th scale. I've built academy before, but this other [...]
As many successful constructions, also Corsair is real beauty beast - robust, durable, reliable, serving in many countries can deliver deadly ordnance to whatever target.
Its upperwing allowing to carry large variety of bombs, rockets, electroni[...]
In 1984 I wanted to build a 1/32 scale Corsair, but there was no kit and I had no experience in what they called "scratch-building," including "vac-u-forming" parts. In fact, I had no idea what "vac-u-forming" ment.
I was told to build a box an[...]