Barracuda Cals 1/48 F4U-1 Birdcage Corsairs Pt 1 decal - BC48153
1/48 F4U-1 Birdcage Corsairs Pt 1 decal - BC48153
F4U-1 Corsair. Bu. No 02576. "Marines Dream" VMF-222. Pilot varied day to day. Bougainville on December 11th,1943. Edwin Lawrence Olander claimed a zero kill in this aircraft on 17 October 1943. Total score 5 kills, 4 probables.
F4U-1 Corsair. Bu no. unknown. “Tojo Eats S--t!” VMF-222. Pilot unknown. Munda Airfield, New Georgia. Solomon Islands. Painted in Blue Gray (FS35189) over Light Gray (FS36440). Extremely heavily stained, faded, worn and patched.
F4U-1 Birdcage Corsair. Bu no. 02310. “VIVA!” VMF-124. Flown by 2nd Lt Kenneth Ambrose Walsh. Henderson Field, Guadalcanal 28 May 1943. Walsh became the first Corsair ace on 13 May 1943 when he shot down 3 Zekes and damaged a 4th.
F4U-1 Corsair. Bu no. 03821 "White 485" OTU VF-4. Flown by pilots in their final phase of training before joining the Fleet. NAS Jacksonville, Florida February 1945. Returned from service in the South Pacific after later versions of the Corsair reached the war zone.
F4U-1 Corsair. Bu No. "Dangerous Dan - EightBall" VMF-213. Pilot varied day to day. Guadalcanal. Solomon Islands. June,1943. Painted in Blue Gray (FS35189) over Light Gray (FS36440), with moderate dirt, wear and staining and wing root chipping.
F4U-1 Corsair. Bu No.02386. "Ramblin Wreck" VMF-121. Espiritu Santo on May 8th, 1944. In the one known photo. 02386 was a War-Weary Corsair, slated to be returned to the US for refurbishment and re-assignment to the Training Command.
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