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F4U Corsair Model, USN, VF-84, Roger Hedrick - Hobby Master HA8206

F4U Corsair Model, USN, VF-84, Roger Hedrick - Hobby Master HA8206 - click to enlarge
F4U Corsair Model, USN, VF-84, Roger Hedrick - Hobby Master HA8206 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA8206
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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Vought F4U-1D Corsair - Lt. Cmdr. Roger Hedrick, VF-84 “Wolf Gang”, USS Bunker Hill, U.S. Navy, February 1945

1:48 Scale.  Length: 8.25".  Wingspan: 10.25"

On May 1 1944 a new squadron was formed and designated VF-84 “Wolf Gang”, the US Navy’s first day-fighter Corsair squadron. It was composed mostly of former VF-17 veterans and Lt. Cdr Roger Hedrick, former X/O of VF-17, was appointed the C/O. Later, Hedrick assumed the job of the air group’s commanding officer of VF-84. While flying from the USS Bunker Hill on February 25, 1945, Roger Hedrick destroyed 2 Ki-84 Hayate "Frank" and a Zero bringing his record to 12 aircraft destroyed and 4 damaged.

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.

Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F4U Corsair by Hobby Master features:

  • Realistic panel lines
  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Folding wings
  • Manually rotating propeller
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models

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

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