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Tamiya have just released this fantastically detailed Vought F4U-1D Corsair Model Kit in 1/32 scale! The Vought F4U Corsair American fighter aircraft saw service primarily in World War II and the Korean War. From the first prototype delivery to the U.S. Navy in 1940, to final delivery in 1953 to the French, 12,571 F4U Corsairs were manufactured, in 16 separate models, in the longest production run of any piston-engined fighter in U.S. history (1942–53). The Corsair was designed as a carrier-based aircraft but its difficult carrier landing performance rendered it unsuitable for Navy u
F4U-4 Propeller & Cowling Set (for Hobby Boss) 1:48 True Details (48552) The Hobby Boss kit is well detailed, but it suffers from a slightly long cowling, that affects the overall look of the aircraft slightly. This set is designed to address this issue, and arrives in a card-backed blister pack containing six pieces of mid-grey resin, all backed by a protective slab of dark grey foam. The cowling part is a straight forward replacement for the kit part, and is moulded with the casting block covering the open cowling front. It is attached to the very front of the lip, so care whe