Assemble the Vought F4U-1D Corsair with this 1/32 Scale Plastic Model Kit from Trumpeter. Suitable for Ages 14 & Older.
Accurately reproduced exterior and cockpit.
Photo etched aileron and flap hinges.
Film printed control panel.
Metal and brass wires used for shafts.
Exquisitely detailed engine with a clear cowling.
Highly detailed cockpit with movable clear canopy.
Detailed landing gear and bays.
Movable arrestor hook.
Illustrated assembly guide.
Length: 12-3/4" (323mm)
Wingspan: 15-3/8" (390mm)
Trumpeter Product Number: 02221
One Waterslide Decal Sheets for 2 Aircraft Versions
1: Checkerboard, VMF-312 "White 530", Okinawa, June 1945.
2: Yellow, FF-59 of Lt Col Donald K Yost, CO of VMF-351, USS Cape Gloucester, July 1945.
Airframe and Detail Colors (TESTORS MM) -Aluminum, Metal Black, Burnt Iron, US Interior Green A/N611, Red, Flat White FS37875, Copper, Clear Blue, Clear Red, Clear Green, Silver, Flat Yellow, Tire Black, Green Zinc Chromate, Clear Yellow, US Dark Sea Blue Glass FS15042.
OVERALL I'M A FAN OF TRUMPETER KITS, THIS ONE IS NO EXCEPTION! STARTING WITH MY LIKES=THE KIT HAS A TON OF DETAIL, THE TAILHOOK/REAR LANDING GEAR WAS A NICE FEATURE. I LOVE THE SEE THROUGH COWLING AND LEFT HALF OF IT CLEAR TO SHOW OFF THAT BEAUTIFUL RADIAL ENGINE DETAIL! THE COCKPIT WAS DECENT FOR A STOCK SETUP. ALSO LIKED THE RUBBER TIRES, I HATE PAINTING THE PLASTIC ONES! I PERSONALLY DON'T CARE FOR TRUMPETER'S METHOD FOR FLAP AND AILERON HINGE POINTS SO I JUST GLUED THE FLAPS IN THE DEPLOYED POSITION, ADDITIONALLY I DID NOT HAVE THE WINGS FOLD, AND I GLUED THEM IN THE FLIGHT POSITION. (I WANTED LONGEVITY OVER FUNCTION) (PERHAPS MY SKILLS NEED IMPROVEMENT) THE ONLY REAL NEGATIVE WAS THE DECAL SHEET, THE WHITE STARS ARE ALMOST TRANSPARENT AND THE BLUE FUSELAGE COLOR BLEEDS THROUGH. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS KIT AND OBTAINING AN AFTERMARKET DECAL SHEET
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