scale F4U-1A Corsair is available online from Squadron.com
Here is my Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1A Corsair. The kit is built
out-of-the-box with some very minor exceptions.
The antenna wire is made of stretched sprue. Seatbelts
were added to the pilots' seat. The kit was a pleasure to build (like
most Tamiya kits). Very little filler and sanding was necessary.
Paint was airbrushed using Xtracolor enamels. The final
dull coat is made with Revell 02. The "chipped paint" is achieved with a
single-haired brush and aluminium color. I weathered the plane with my
This canopy framing was painted by hand, although
on other recent models I have used EZ-masks.
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2001 by Christoph Erkens
Page Created 16 September, 2001
Last Updated 26 October, 2001
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