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TAMIYA 1/48 Aircraft Series No.85

About Vought F4U-1D Corsair
The US Navy aircraft Corsair overpowered Japanese aircraft with its high speed and heavy armament. Following type F4U-1 or F4U-1A mainly deployed to the Marine air bases, the type F4U-1D became the first Corsair version to be officially approved for carrier operation in April 1944.

Raised pilot seat, frameless bubble canopy to improve visibility, and larger blade propeller were adopted. In addition to six 12.7mm machine guns, the F4U-1D featured a 900kg bomb payload or extra fuel tanks, as well as 8 rockets that could be loaded to the outer wings. When the US Navy began to conduct air strikes on the Japanese homeland in February 1945, the F4U-1D demonstrated its true effectiveness as a fighter bomber.

About the model
*Plastic model kit of the US Navy's masterpiece aircraft, F4U-1D with towing tractor "Moto-Tug".
*1/48 scale. Intrepid silhouette of the aircraft, cockpit detailing, and thick propeller blades are realistically replicated. *Characteristic inverted gull wings can also be assembled in the folded position.
*Parts for recreation of two extra fuel tanks and eight rockets are supplied.
*Rear double tires, large sized bumper, and more... not a single detail has been left out with the "Moto-Tug" for achievement of incredible realism in a display or diorama.
*Two types of towing styles (forward and reverse) can be selected.
*Pilot and "Moto-Tug" driver figure, as well as three types of decals included.