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F4U-1 Corsair Model, USMC, Lt. Kenneth Walsh - Corgi WB99606


F4U-1 Corsair Model, USMC, Lt. Kenneth Walsh - Corgi WB99606 - click to enlarge
F4U-1 Corsair Model, USMC, Lt. Kenneth Walsh - Corgi WB99606 - click to enlarge


Item No. CG-WB99606
$24.95
Availability: Out of Stock


Description

Corgi Warbirds Series Diecast Model

Vought F4U-1 Corsair - Lt. Kenneth A. Walsh, VMF-124, USMC, 1943

1:72 Scale.  Length: 5.5.  Wingspan: 6.75



Kenneth A. Walsh was the fourth highest scoring U.S. Marine Corps ace in World War II with a total of 21 enemy planes destroyed. He was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 8, 1944. Walsh retired from the Marine Corps as a lieutenant colonel in February 1962.

First flown in May 1940, the F4U Corsair was a carrier-capable fighter aircraft that saw service during World War II and Korean War. It paired a lightweight fuselage with a powerful engine and a large propeller. The Corsair was operated by some nations air forces until the 1960s following the longest production run of a piston-engined fighter in U.S. history. 12,571 F4U Corsairs were manufactured by Vought, in 16 separate models.


Corgi is a leading manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft. Corgi models are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F4U Corsair by Corgi features:

  • Realistic panel lines
  • Rotating propeller
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Display stand



  • Category: Corgi 1:72 U.S. Military Aircraft Models


    Safety Notice:

    This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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