Author Topic: Corsair Whif  (Read 355 times)

Offline Whitta

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Corsair Whif
« on: March 19, 2021, 09:22:23 PM »
Hello All,
In late 1944, Royal Navy pilots were introduced to Goodyear's take on an upgraded Vought Corsair. The Fleet Air Arm got behind the project, and by mid 1945 the fleet carriers were equipped with the Corsair V, with clipped wings, such as this one.
F2G01 by Tony Whittingham, on Flickr

F2G03 by Tony Whittingham, on Flickr

F2G02 by Tony Whittingham, on Flickr

This F2G Corsair V was built from the 1/48 Special Hobby kit, with racks and tanks from a Hasegawa F4U-5.

Thanks for looking,

Offline The Big Gimper

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Re: Corsair Whif
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2021, 01:07:35 AM »
A great build Tony. Really like the F2G.
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Re: Corsair Whif
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2021, 03:28:43 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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