F4U-2 Corsair BuNo.02624 No.212 'Midnite Cocktail' flown by Capt Howard W Bollman, VMF(N)-532, Kagman Field, Saipan, 14 April 1944...two kills
these had the bullet proof glass removed for night visibility
should not have had the blown canopy [...]
Painted free hand with Mr.Paint laquers
Little nasty(tricky) kit, had some problems fitting the half wings. Otherwise, pure joy.
I picked up this little gem last year and have been working away at it off and on for some time.
Despite what Revell says it is more likely to be a F4U -1D, and there is some debate as to whether the makings are right for this time period howeve[...]
Here is my humble first attempt at a vignette. This is the 1/72 Italeri Corsair, which due to the simple nature of the kit led me to want to do something else with it. I tried to portray a bird that had been hit but was able to l[...]
I received these aftermarket instrument panels in the mail a few days ago, and wanted to do a quick review on them. I'll give you two guesses as to what my upcoming plans are for builds in the near future........... :)
First up is the 1/32 sc[...]
Academy kit...true detail resin cockpit,Superscale+ academy decals,AMT F7F p& w R 2800 engine,xtracolor enamels paint
Since I read an article about the aces in the WWII, I became passionate for those warbirds. I was twelve years old! The Corsair was my favorite!
This Corsair is modeled in the markings of VMF-422 as seen on Engebi in May of 1944. The kit was great to work with and went together smoothly with the exception of the joint line where the wing outer panels mate with the wing center section. S[...]
Hello iModeler! Here is my Tamiya Corsair, built out of the box except for some True Details resin wheels. I used EZ line for the antenna wires. Paints are Vallejo Model Air acrylics shot freehand through my Sotar 20/20. It's kind of hard to [...]
This superb diorama is not my work, but the work of master modeler Terry Davis who graciously consented the use of these photos. To wit: "Yeah, go ahead, I have no problem with that." This is his 1/48 Tamiya F4U-1D Corsair skimming the jungle [...]