Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Vought F4U-1 Corsair - “Marine’s Dream”, 1st Lt. Edwin L. Olander, VMF-214 “Black Sheep”, USMC, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, October 1943
1:48 Scale. Length: 8.25". Wingspan: 10"
Lt. Edwin L. Olander shot down a Zero on October 17, 1943 during a sweep to Kahili in an F4U Corsair named "Marine's Dream". His other victories were one Zero and a probable on October 10, 1943 while flying BuNo 02309, one Zero and a probable on October 18th (again in Marine's Dream), one Zero on December 28th while flying BuNo 17875, and one Zero and a probable on December 30th while flying BuNo. 17792. Olander's total was five confirmed and four probable victories, all Zeroes and from mid-September to December 1943 while with VMF-214. “Marine’s Dream” was damaged beyond repair in December 1943 in an accident at Torokina.Realistic panel lines
Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
Historically accurate printed markings (no decals)
Optional extended landing gear
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-engine fighter in U.S. history. 12,571 F4U Corsairs were manufactured by Vought, in 16 separate models.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models
This model is an adult collectible and not suitable for children under 14 years of age.