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1/32 F4U-1 Corsair Birdcage

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    £95.99
  • Ex Tax: £79.99
  • Brand Tamiya
  • Product code: 7060324
  • Manufacturer part no: 60324
  • Availability: In Stock

The F4U-1 Corsair® was a truly unique aircraft with a powerful 2000hp engine and a massive 4m propeller not to mention the highly characteristic inverted gull-wings In October of 1940 it was the first American fighter to achieve a speed of 400mph around 640kph Initial production models of the aircraft featured a striking canopy called the Birdcage The aircraft took part in operations from February..

The F4U-1 Corsair® was a truly unique aircraft with a powerful 2000hp engine and a massive 4m propeller not to mention the highly characteristic inverted gull-wings In October of 1940 it was the first American fighter to achieve a speed of 400mph around 640kph Initial production models of the aircraft featured a striking canopy called the Birdcage The aircraft took part in operations from February 1943 and with its powerful 127mm machine guns proved to be a formidable opponent for the Japanese Zero Fighters In order to capture the aircraft as accurately as possible Tamiya designers not only inspected measured and examined the real aircraft at five different museums across North America they were also given access to Northrop-Grummans blueprints The result is a highly detailed and precise 1/32 scale model of the F4U-1 Corsair