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Chance Vought F4U Corsair

Tamiya 1:48 Vought F4U-1A Corsair Kit #61070 1998 (new parts added)

This is one of Tamiya's finest kits in my opinion, nary a problem during the build.Looking for something different to do to a corsair, I stumbled upon the "colourized" photo shown. I can't vouch for the accuracy but it started my [...]

Corsair(S)... update

Make another post to update on the progress of the work on my 4 Corsairs... In particular this is the first (F4U-2). I'm experimenting with the painting process which for now has included a gloss black base and chrome finish for the metal [...]

Corsair Mk II, Fleet Air Arm, 1834 Naval Air Squadron, HMS Victorious

Corsair Mk II Fleet Air Arm, 1834 Naval Air Squadron, HMS Victorious, British Pacific Fleet markings (two models). Hobbycraft British Commonwealth Corsair, No. HC1528 (1996) and Chance Vought F4U-1 Corsair, Otaki, No. OT2-27-400 (1976) [...]

Video: Step by Step Post-shade Weathering GuideF4U-1D Corsair Scale Model Aircraft

1/72 Tammy F4U-1D

Needed a bit of quick gratification, and it's Tamiya to the rescue. No surprises, great fit, adequate detail, what's not to like? Finished in Tamiya Gloss Blue, the first coat was so shiny I had to semi gloss coat it so I could see the [...]

Academy 1/72 F4U-1a New Zealand

I had decided to join the Jim Sullivan group build with a Corsair, and then saw a couple of other iModelers post builds of this aircraft assembled from the remains of two damaged aircraft that had worn different paint schemes. I found a [...]

F4U-5 Corsair U.S.NAVY

The Chance Vought Corsair was developed in 1938 to the specifications of the U.S. Navy, which wanted a fast single-seat fighter that could take off from an aircraft carrier and which had the most powerful engine on the market at the time [...]

Experiments in heavy weatheringa Birdcage Corsair in 1/48 Scale

I wanted to try out some rather heavier weathering than usual, and I also haven't done any US Navy aircraft from the Second World War before, so in the spirit of a bit of a challenge I figured I'd try to spruce up Tamiya's rather old [...]

2023 in review

I might get one last one in, but likely not. I got Snoopy's Sopwith Camel, the Monogram re-pop from Atlantis for Christmas, but despite its' simplicity I doubt I get it done by Jan 1. So here are. my 2023 builds! Bandai 1/72 X-wing (if [...]

Vought F4U-1A CorsairTamiya 1/48

Ciao ragazzi, this is my last model. I built this for my friend Nicola. The kit represent the airplane of Lt. Cdr. Roger R. Hedrick. Cockpit and part of the engine are from Aires. Soon a small diorama. See you soon Paolo