The Chance Vought F4U Corsair was a naval fighter aircraft used by the United States Navy and Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War. Its excellent capabilities and performance made it very successful, particularly for the US Marine Corps. The F4U had a long production life span and was last produced in 1952. It had a max speed of 417 mph and carried six .50 caliber machine guns or four 20-mm cannons, as well as a pair of 2000 lb. bombs and six rockets.
This model represents an F4U-1A Corsair flown by Pappy Boyington, commanding officer of VMF-214 Black Sheep. This diecast metal model features authentic paint scheme with pad printed markings. Landing gear fixed retracted and display stand included.