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  USMC Chance-Vought AU-1 Corsair - Quantico Marine Corps Air Station, Quantico, Virginia (1:48 Scale)
USMC Chance-Vought AU-1 Corsair - Quantico Marine Corps Air Station, Quantico, Virginia

Armour Collection USMC Chance-Vought AU-1 Corsair - Quantico Marine Corps Air Station, Quantico, Virginia




 
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Product Code: B11E190

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Armour Collection B11E190 USMC Chance-Vought AU-1 Corsair - Quantico Marine Corps Air Station, Quantico, Virginia (1:48 Scale) "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."
- British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, commenting on the British airmen in the Battle of Britain

Its gull-wing shape made it instantly recognizable. Its characteristic sound while in an attack dive led the Japanese to call it "The Whistling Death." Combined with its high speed, agility and toughness, the Vought F4U Corsair was one of the finest fighters ever built. Originally thought to be too powerful to fly from a carrier, the Corsair weaved a path of destruction in battle after battle during WWII, totally outclassing the much-feared Zero. The last of the great piston-engine fighters, the Corsair went on to become an important component of the US naval air power during the Korean War. Even while it was being replaced by jet aircraft, pilots flying this tough warbird were credited with downing a few MiG-15 jet fighters.

Pictured here is a 1:48 scale replica of a USMC Chance-Vought AU-1 Corsair used for training purposes at the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Virginia. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Wingspan: 10 inches
Length: 8.25 inches

Features
  • Diecast construction
  • Fixed lowered landing gear
  • Plexiglass canopy
  • Accurate markings and insignia

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