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Vought F - 4U Corsair "Marine's Dream" Diecast Airplane Model by Corgi

Vought F - 4U Corsair  "Marine's Dream" Diecast Airplane Model by Corgi - click to enlarge
Item# AA33008
$40.00
Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.

Product Description

Corgi F4U-1 CORSAIR - WHITE 576 'MARINE'S DREAM' 1st LT. Edwin L. Olander, VMF-214, Ocotber 1943.

Edwin Olander shot down a Zero on 17th October 1943 during a sweep to Kahili in Marine’s Dream as depicted here. His other kills were one Zero and a probable on 10th October 1943 whilst flying BuNo 02309, one Zero and a probable 18th October (again in Marine’s Dream), one Zero on 28th December whilst flying BuNo 17875 and a Zero and a probable on 30th December whilst flying BuNo 17792. His final score was five confirmed and four probables, all Zeroes and from mid-September to December 1943 whilst with VMF-214. White 576 had a field applied three tone scheme and utilises the last three digits of the BuNo (02576) as the aircraft number. The national insignia has also been field modified with the addition of white bars with no blue surround. It was damaged beyond repair in December 1943 following an accident at Torokina. Features authentic nose art and clear canopy with pilot figure.Scale: 1/72, Wingspan: 6.75"
Loose Parts: (not suitable for young children)
Fully assembled.

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 F - 4U Corsair
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From the days when the skies were the new frontiers, the Aviation Archive charts the history of flight, commemorating significant military and civil aircraft and events from the early pioneering years to the present day.

Using original plans and rare archive material, each aircraft and livery has been carefully researched and authenticated to bring the aviation enthusiast the finest range of collectable die cast models. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the models feature rubber tires, interchangeable undercarriage, rotating propellers where applicable and high quality printed livery details. Beautifully packaged, each replica comes with a display stand, and two sets of landing gear (gear up and gear down).








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