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Postage Stamp Planes PS5356-4
Vought F4U Corsair Diecast Model
USN VF-84 Wolf Gang, White 167, Roger Hedrick, USS Bunker Hill, February 1945

1:100 Scale   Length   Width
Vought F4U Corsair   4"   4.75"


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On May 1, 1944 a new squadron was formed and designated VF-84 "Wolf Gang" the USN's first day-fighter Corsair squadron. It was composed mostly of former VF-17 veterans and Lt. Cdr. Roger Hedrick former X/O of VF-17 was appointed the C/O. Later Hedrick assumed the job of the air group's commanding officer of VF-84. While flying from the USS Bunker Hill on February 25, 1945 Roger Hedrick destroyed 2 Franks and a Zero bringing his record to 12 aircraft destroyed and 4 damaged.

Vought F4U Corsair

Designed to meet a US Navy requirement for a single-seat carrier based fighter, the F4U was first flown on May 29th, 1940. This versatile aircraft saw service with both the Navy and Marine Corps in WW II and in the Korean War. During its lifetime, the Corsair underwent numerous improvements such as a lengthened fuselage, a high visibility bubble-top canopy and folding inverted gull wings that provided clearance for a large propeller. Its performance advantage, 400 mph capability, the ability to withstand punishment and six .50 Browning machine guns made the F4U a devastating weapon against aircraft, ground targets and ships.

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Postage Stamp Planes

The "Postage Stamp Planes" range presents affordable, ready-made diecast models of military and civilian aircraft.

"Postage Stamp Planes" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic ordnance loads.

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