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Tamiya 1/72 Vought F4U-1A Corsair


Tamiya 1/72 Vought F4U-1A Corsair

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CODE: TA60775
Retail Price: 19.99
Our Price: 16.10
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Description

Introduced into service in 1942, the Vought F4U-1 featured inverted gull wings and a massive 2,000hp engine spinning the largest propeller mounted on a fighter at the time. While the fighter's performance and toughness was quite impressive, deficiencies such as inadequate forward visibility, restricted all-round visibility due to the early frame-like canopy, and the tendency for the left and right wings to stall at different speeds led to various improvements being added throughout production, eventually resulting in the F4U-1A version. These improvements included a longer tailwheel leg for better forward visibility, a new canopy for better all-round visibility, and an almost unnoticeable 15cm "stall strip" fixed to the leading edge of the right wing to ensure both wings would stall at the same speed. 

  • 1/72 scale assembly model kit of the Vought F4U-1A Corsair.
  • Options include 1000lb. bomb, external fuel tank, two types of propellers and two types of tailwheel.
  • High quality decals for 3 different aircraft.

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