Mastercraft Collection: F4U-1A Pappy Boyington
Wingspan: 19 inches
Length: 15.25 inches
The F4U Corsair is a carrier-based fighter aircraft manufactured by Chance Vought in 16 separate models. The F4U Corsair was in active service in early 1943 and the first combat engagement was on February 14, 1943. F4U Corsair served as fighter bombers in the Central Pacific and the Philippines. The F4U Corsair quickly became the most capable carrier-based fighter-bomber of World War II.
This specific model is painted as ÒPappy BoyingtonÓ which was flown Gregory "Pappy" Boyington. Boyington was credited for 22 kills in F4Us.
This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!