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Revell 1/32 F4U-1A Corsair

This is Revell's 1/32 Corsair from around the time I was born, so it's old. I picked it up for £10 during last year's Black Friday sales, due to the minimal investment I felt it was a ripe candidate for experimentation and it's the first kit I[...]

Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1

I do enjoy building other subjects than P-40's especially when an actual person can be associated with a model. This is my rendition of Cpt. Edward"Bud" Shaw's Corsair when he served with VMF-213 with the Cactus Air Force on Guadalcanal. Shaw wa[...]

Hasegawa 1/48 P-40K-1

Just another P-40 from the Bebout Curtiss Factory, this one from Hasegawa. If you've build any of their P-40's you know they use various plug in parts, enabling them to produce several different P-40 versions using a base air frame. Many thanks [...]

1/72 Scale Academy F4U-1 US Navy VF-17 Corsair “Big Hog” by Don Weixl

Everybody loves the Corsair with its unique gull wing and massive propeller. I am not a Corsair expert, but wanted to do a decent job of modelling the famous “Big Hog” Corsair flown by US Navy ace Tommy Blackburn of the VF-17 Jolly Rogers Squa[...]

Survey: New kit release “wish list”

Now with the "virus" running rampant, it has caused many of us to stay at home. Some of us are working from home while others are following advice and trying to remain healthy. Then there are some who are at home because they are recovering. [...]

Tamiya 1/48 Scale WW2 Aircraft Carrier Tug

Hello all, I updated this post with pics of the painted tug operator added. Well while I wait for another F-104 kit to arrive I decided to cut the boredom by building the little tug that came with my 1/48 scale Corsair kit. Took me a whole 6 hou[...]

1/32 scale f2g corsair tail plane trim tab’s.

My first photo show's the "tail plane" on the F2G Corsair B.U. #88454 stationed at the Doug Champlin Fighter Museum in Mesa, Arizona. I spent several hour's taking photo/s and measurements. I have a 1999 date written on other photos which puzzl[...]

Part 4 Final F2G Corsair

I studied the tail wheel photo that I had, then looked at the tail wheel parts that came in the kit. As you can see I only used the kit's tire and the "U" bracket. It was "cut and fit" a few times and after it was all put together it looked lik[...]

Part 3 F2G Corsair Cockpit.

This is my final rendition of the 1/32 scale F2G Cockpit. Some photo's have different dates on them. Another modeler who had his own "cast-resin" company and I got together and I made some "master" parts, then he cast them for me. He and his bus[...]

Part Two: F2G Corsair Cockpit.

My first F2G Corsair that I built in 1984/85 had a F4U-1A Cockpit and radial engine. I got smart and did some research then went to Mesa, Arizona/USA in 1986 to see the only remaining F2G Corsair at Doug Champlin's aircraft museum. I took some [...]