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Review: Magic Factory F4U Corsairs

The F4U Corsair was designed by Vought Aircraft in response to a 1938 BuAer RFP for a fleet defense fighter. The prototype appeared in 1940, the first fighter to be powered by the new Pratt & Whitney R-2800, 2,000 hp radial engine. In [...]

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 [...]

1/72 Scale Academy F4U-1 US Navy VF-17 Corsair “Big Hog” by Don Weixl

Everybody loves the Corsair with its unique gull wing and massive propeller. I am not a Corsair expert, but wanted to do a decent job of modelling the famous “Big Hog” Corsair flown by US Navy ace Tommy Blackburn of the VF-17 Jolly [...]

F4U-1a Corsair: VF-17 - 1/48 Tamiya

This is the Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1a Corsair – an older build of mine when I first tried out Lifecolor Acrylics. These went on very smoothly but tended to clog the airbrush until I got them thinned correctly. The color differentiation [...]