The F4U-1A Database at iModeler

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Jim Sullivan Group Build: Vought F4U-1A Corsair "Big Hog"

Even though it took a longer time than expected, I finally finished my contribution to honor Jim Sullivan. Jim has been a very important person for all aviation enthusiasts and therefore it is an honor to be able to remember Jim by [...]

Tamiya 1/32 F4U-1A Corsair

One of the best ever produced prop aircraft models.

1/72 F4U-1A Corsair

This was a reprise of the Hasegawa Corsair kit that I built two weekends ago as a F4U-4 flying from Bunker Hill in February 1945 in overall Glossy Sea Blue. This build was an attempt to get a good tricolor scheme down, as well as try out [...]

1/48 Tamiya F4u-1a "Big Hog"

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 [...]

Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1A Corsair, 1 Servicing Unit RNZAF, Henderson FieldGuadalcanal 1944 (bitsa)

G'day all. 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 [...]

Tamiya F4U-1A, 1/48. Two Planes in One.

The final aircraft from the Corsair trio build is one that represents the 3rd largest operator of the Corsair, the Royal New Zealand Air Force whom operated the type from land bases in 1944/45. In 1942 the RNZAF began to operate in [...]

Greg Boyington’s ‘photo’ F4U-1a Corsair.

Here's an older build from a few years ago. Otaki's 1/48 F4U-1a. (lots newer kits out there, but, I had this one , and decided to play) I use and spare engine from a Hobbycraft Corsair, an Ultracast seat, A Falcon Vac canopy, aluminum [...]

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 [...]

F4U-1A Corsair VF-17 “Jolly Rogers”

This is my Tamiya 1/48 Scale F4U-1A corsair painted in the markings of Lt. JG. Danny Cunningham during his first tour with VF-17 flying out of Ondongo Airfield in the South West Pacific. Hope you like it. David.