Hasegawa 1/48 F4U-5N Corsair 09075 Plastic Model Kit
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Hasegawa - 1/48 F4U-5N Corsair
The F4U Corsair is one of the most important and popular aeroplane during the Second World War. It was the first carrier-based aircraft to reach the speed of over 400mph. Being that, Hasegawa was more than obliged to create a fantastic 1/48th scale representation of this aircraft with the JT75 F4U-5N Corsair. This is a 'must add' piece into your collection!
The Vought F4U Corsair is an American fighter aircraft that saw service primarily in World War II and the Korean War. Demand for the aircraft soon overwhelmed Vought's manufacturing capability, resulting in production by Goodyear and Brewster: Goodyear-built Corsairs were designated FG and Brewster-built aircraft F3A. 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.
F4U-5N and -5NL Corsair night fighters were used to attack enemy supply lines, including truck convoys and trains, as well as interdicting night attack aircraft (such as the Polikarpov Po-2 "Bedcheck Charlies", which were used to harass United Nations forces at night). The F4Us often operated with the help of C-47 'flare ships' which dropped hundreds of 1,000,000 candlepower magnesium flares to illuminate the targets.
The 1/48 scale is ideal for model F4U-5N Corsair from Hasegawa is a military models and figurines! Features highly detailed, injection-molded grey plastic parts, a detailed cockpit with instrument panel and pilot, realistic landing gear and two waterslide decal marking options.
Leading brand of the Japanese model, including Hasegawa offers a wide range of aircraft models in 1/48 scale and 1/72 scale.
- Scale: 1/48
- Parts: 129 pcs
- L 8.62 x W 10.23 inches
- Item name: F4U-5N Corsair
- Accurate Scale Model
- Highly detailed model kit
- Detailed Instructions Provided
- May require assembly and painting
- Separately, tools, paint etc are necessary
- Type: Assembly Military Airforce
- Recommended age: From 14 yrs old
- Includes: Plastic sprue (Clear) , Plastic sprue, Decalsheet (waterslide)
- NP, Navy, VC3, 21, F4U-5N Navy 124453
- WF, 15, F4U-5N Marine 122189
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