This 1/72 War Bird Collection Plastic Model Kit is of the Vought F4U-1D Corsair Airplane. This Tamiya Kit is for Modelers Age 10 and Older. In 1944, the F4U-1D was formally deployed as the first carrier-based aircraft of the Corsair series. Beginning by placing the F4U-1D as Marine squadrons VMF-124 and VMF-213 aboard the ESSEX on the way to the Philippines, the F4U-1D was used for attacking Japan as the first operation by U.S. Navy in 1945. The aircraft was later established position in U.S. Navy because of its ability and reliance.
This plane is constructed with gray plastic pieces which are molded to sprue trees. Ready to assemble precision model kit. Realistic gauges and flight control equipment fill the cockpit. The landing gear is in great detail. This plane comes with two large drop tanks. Various underwing armament included: rockets and bombs. Powered by one 3-blade propeller engine. The engine is internally detailed. Two types of canopy included: framed and frameless clear plastic. Inverted gull wings. Detailed pictorial assembly instructions.
One Waterslide Decal Sheet with Markings for Three Aircraft: -United States' Nationality Symbol. 1: 167, Long White Arrow. 2: Small White Arrow. 3: 530, White Checker Pattern. Airframe Color (TAMIYA): -Glossy Sea Blue. Detail Color (TAMIYA): -Navy Blue, Royal Blue, Blue, Green, Orange, Red, Gun Metal, Chrome Silver, Semi-Gloss Black, Flat Black, Flat Yellow, Flat Green, Flat Aluminum, Sky Grey, Olive Green.
One 1/72 Plastic Vought F4U-1D Corsair Airplane
Assembly Cement for plastics (TESR3512) Paint (see MARKING OPTIONS) Paint Brushes Hobby Knife Pin Vise Sandpaper or File Tweezers Cloth Adult Supervision
Scale: 1/72 Length: 5-1/2" (14.1cm) Wingspan: 6-3/4" (17.3cm)
Keep small parts away from children age 3 and under. Fighters of the U.S. Navy and Marine corps were painted in glossy sea blue from March 1944. Most F4U-1D had the same paint scheme.