F4U-4 is the last variant to see action during World War II, deliveries to the U.S. Navy of the F4U-4 began late in 1944. It fully equipped naval squadrons four months before the end of hostilities. It had the 2,100 hp engine. When the cylinders were injected with the water/alcohol mixture, power was boosted to 2,450 hp (1,830 kW). The propeller was changed to a four blade type. Maximum speed was increased to 448 miles per hour (721 km/h) and climb rate to over 1,180 m/min as opposed to the 884 m/min of the F4U-1A. The service ceiling also increased significantly from11,000 m to 12,000m.
Item No 80386
Item Name F4U-4 Corsair early version
Bar Code 6939319203861
Item Type Static kit
Model Dimension Length: 213.5mm Wingspan:260 mm
Total Plastic Parts 300+pcs
Total Sprues 12sprues
Chromeplate Parts n/a
Camouflage Scheme 1.F4u-4 of VF-61 in markings AIR GROUP 6, USS Midway ,1949
Resin Parts n/a
Metal Parts n/a
Photo Etched Parts n/a
Film Accessory n/a
Released Date 2012-01
More Features the kit consists of over 300 parts and 4 clear parts for canopy.
-Detailed fuselage&wing w/accurate design
-Engine with fine detail
-Detailed gear cabin
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