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.Realistic panel lines
Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
Historically accurate printed markings
Manually rotating propeller
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-engined 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 item is not suitable for children under the age of 14 years