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F4U Corsair Model, USMC, VMF-214, John Bolt - Hobby Master HA8216

F4U Corsair Model, USMC, VMF-214, John Bolt - Hobby Master HA8216 - click to enlarge
F4U Corsair Model, USMC, VMF-214, John Bolt - Hobby Master HA8216 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA8216
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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Vought F4U-1 Corsair – No. 475, 1st Lt. John F. Bolt Jr., VMF-214 “Black Sheep”, USMC, Russell Islands 1943

1:48 Scale.  Length: 8".  Wingspan: 9.25"

Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide

John F. Bolt Jr. arrived at Espiritu Santo in 1943 and was assigned to a pool of officers meant to replace injured or killed pilots. In August 1943 a decision was made to revive VMF-214 “Black Sheep” squadron led by Maj. Gregory Boyington. Bolt was one of 27 men assigned to VMF-214 and in September 1943 they moved to Russell Islands where Bolt was promoted to 1st Lt. Bolt scored six victories during WWII and six in Korea flying jets, the only Marine to do so.

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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