I picked up this kit (which included the Fairey FD-2 kit from FROG) at a recent contest for a very reasonable price from a friend running a vendor table.
It seems Academy kits can be “hit or miss” in quality. I think this one is good. [...]
Tamiya 1/72 F4U-1A Chance-Vought Corsair. Piloted by LT(jg) Doris "Chico" Freeman, VF-17 Jolly Rogers. He would claim two victories with VF-17 and an additional seven with VF-84.
Quinta Studios [...]
If I have to name one plane that I really love and admire, that would be the F4U Corsair, especially the wartime variants. Actually this plane got me into scale modelling. When I was young, I came across with Revell's antic 1:32 Corsair, [...]
VF-884 Bitter Birds Home based at NAS Olathe, Kansas. KoreanWar. -Flevo Decals. -Trumpeter F4U-4B kit. [...]
At Korea, July 1953. This is the second assembly of this model in approximately 6 months. Only on the other one, I used the decals for the Black Sheep Squadron VMF-214. I wanted to see if this purchase required as much cutting, sanding and [...]
TAMIYA 1/32 Aircraft Series No.25 Vought F4U-1A Corsair® Item No: 60325
A very easy kit to build with good decals also. I actually used three different Testors paint colors on the main body of this model. I added the skull and crossbones decal to the tail because I had it left over, even though I am aware [...]
This model was ok to build but the wing to wing roots presented a problem in the fit of them. But with patience, I finished it. The decals are of good quality and I had extras which I reapplied two times because I had the wrong placement [...]
My Second of three contributions to the Flight 19, WW2 Fleet Air Arm, mini group build
Corsair MK IV KD658
Honoring Canadian, Lt. Robert Hampton Gray, RCNVR, VC, DSC
British Pacific Fleet, HMS Formidable, Squadron 1841
Days prior [...]
My first of three contributions to the Flight-19, WW2 Fleet Air Arm, mini group build.
Corsair MK.II JT 410
Honoring Canadian, Sub Lt. Donald Sheppard, RCNVR, DSC
The only FAA Canadian Corsair ace during WW2.
All victories claimed [...]