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F4U-4 Corsair Model, Jesse L. Brown - Hobby Master HA8225


F4U-4 Corsair Model, Jesse L. Brown - Hobby Master HA8225 - click to enlarge
F4U-4 Corsair Model, Jesse L. Brown - Hobby Master HA8225 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA8225
$119.95
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Availability: Pre-Order


Description

Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

Vought F4U-4 Corsair – White 211, Ensign Jesse L. Brown, VF-32, USS Leyte, U.S. Navy, December 4, 1950

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



Order in advance for an expected arrival in May 2023. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide


On December 4, 1950 Ensign Jesse L. Brown, the first black to complete the Navy's basic flight training, along with 5 other aircraft left the carrier USS Leyte to support UN troops trapped at Chosin Reservoir. When they arrived on scene the enemy had left but Ensign Brown’s aircraft was leaking fuel, probably caused by small arms fire from the ground. Brown jettisoned external fuel tanks and rockets and attempted a landing in the snow. Unfortunately the landing became a crash and Brown was trapped in his aircraft where he eventually died.

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 is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with precision-tooled die-cast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F4U Corsair features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed graphics
  • Folding wings
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand


  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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