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On This Day…December 10th.

The Royal Navy battleship HMS Prince of Wales and the battlecruiser HMS Repulse were sunk by repeated attacks from Mitsubishi GM3’s (‘Nell’) and GM4’s (‘Betty’) torpedo bombers. 840 men died in total. A report from the London Gazette newspape[...]

On This Day…December 9th.

Despite losing almost half of his port wing to a Chinese fighter plane (possibly a collision with another Japanese fighter), pilot Kanichi Kashimura was able to nurse his Claude (Mitsubishi A5M) 450 miles to the north to safely land (after four [...]

Last Details Added to my 1/32 Tamiya RNZAF Corsair

I finally received the stretchy line for the aerials in the mail yesterday and attached the completed assembly using copper and steel wire, Albion Ni-Ag tubing, and a little paint. Next, it will be placed on the shelf where it will remain quietl[...]

1/32 Tamiya RNZAF F4U-1A Corsair

I present to you my Corsair. I started this thing about two years ago and did built a little here and a little there. I guess I got a little sidetracked with other projects and I'm sure that never happens to any of you. Anyway, I painted it with[...]

F4U-1A, wheels down, flaps down, hook down.

This is the 1/48th scale Tamiya Vought F4U-1A Corsair. The markings are from Superscale Decals sheet number 48-501. 'Big Hog' VF17, USS Bunker Hill. Aeromaster paint was used for the main colours. After looking at photos of Corsairs coming in[...]

F4u 1/48 Hobby Boss

A project that took me 2 years to do (mostly do to laziness and not feeling like doing models for a while) but even with the amount of time it took to make, I am glad the way it came out.

Roadtrip Flyby: The Erickson Aircraft Collection

The Erickson Aircraft Collection Museum is located at the Madras Airport, a 45 minute drive north of Bend, Oregon on Hwy 26 near the intersection of Hwy 97N. The collection was originally founded by Jack Erickson of sky crane and aerial firefigh[...]

Tamiya 1/48th Chance-Vought F4U-1/2 Corsair, Lt Kenneth Walsh USMC

Kenneth Walsh was born in Brooklyn, NY on 24 November 1916. At age 17 he enlisted in the Marine Corp in December 1933. He was sent to Parris island, So Carolina for boot camp. He became a mechanic and a radioman while stationed at Ma[...]

F4U-1 Corsair 1/72 Academy

As you can imagine by now i really like 1/72 scale . The Academy kit is simple but with some rivets it suddenly becomes more interesting . I decided to do some chipping using the hairspray technique . A three colour scheme is wat i chose to pain[...]

1/48 Tamiya F4U FAA

#5 for 2018 complete . I give you the 1/48 Corsair FAA. . Finished with Tamiya paints , Mig wash and Aeromaster decals . Hope you like :) by b007scott[/url], on Flickr by b007scott[/url], on Flickr by b007scott[/url], on Flickr by b007sc[...]