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  USMC Chance-Vought F4U Corsair Fighter - "Daisy June", VMF-511, USS Block Island (1:18 Scale)
USMC Chance-Vought F4U Corsair Fighter - Daisy June, VMF-511, USS Block Island

BBI USMC Chance-Vought F4U Corsair Fighter - 'Daisy June', VMF-511, USS Block Island




 
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Product Code: BBI99107

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BBI BBI99107 USMC Chance-Vought F4U Corsair Fighter - "Daisy June", VMF-511, USS Block Island (1:18 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. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Wingspan: 27-1/2 inches

Features
  • Plastic construction
  • Folding wings
  • Recessed panel lines and simulated rivets
  • Fully outfitted cockpit with a sliding canopy
  • Detailed radial engine with a rotating propeller
  • Movable flight control surfaces
  • Retractable landing gear
  • Wing-mounted rockets
  • Articulated pilot figure
  • Accurate markings and insignia

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