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F4U Corsair Model, USMC, VMF-213, “Eight Ball” - Hobby Master HA8210

F4U Corsair Model, USMC, VMF-213, “Eight Ball” - Hobby Master HA8210 - click to enlarge
F4U Corsair Model, USMC, VMF-213, “Eight Ball” - Hobby Master HA8210 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA8210
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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Vought F4U-1 Corsair – “Eight Ball / Dangerous Dan”, VMF-213 “Hell Hawks”, USMC, Guadalcanal, 1943

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

U.S. Marine Corps fighter squadron VMF-213 “Hell Hawks” was formed on July 1, 1942 at Ewa field. They left Ewa on February 21 1943 and arrived at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides on March 1, 1943, where they received their first F4U Corsairs. On June 17, 1943 the squadron was sent to the Russell Islands (part of the Solomon Islands), 30 miles northwest of Guadalcanal, where they relieved VMF-124. On December 9, 1943, VMF-213 returned to the U.S. for R&R.

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 a F4U-1 Corsair features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Optional folded wings
  • Detachable external fuel tank
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F4U Corsair artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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