The F4U-7 is the export model for France,and also the last model of the Corsairs.Totally 94 aircraft of this version were built.This model is the derivative of the F4U-5/AU-1,the prototype took the first flight on July 2,1952.
The F4U-7 can be differed from the F4U-5/AU-1 with the French-only equipments such as the French instrumentation and pylons for the SS-11 and Matra 116G missiles.Besides,the aircraft have the same engine and the chin-mounted carburetor duct with the F4U-4 which may mislead the people that the aircraft was developed from the -4.
The F4U-7 equipped Flottille 12F,14F,15F,17F and training squadrons until they were replaced by the new generation fighters such as the Vought F-8E.
Item No 80392
Item Name F4U-7 Corsair
Bar Code 6939319203922
Item Type Static kit
Model Dimension Length: 215mm Wingspan: 260mm
Total Plastic Parts 210+
Total Sprues 11 sprue
Released Date 2013-11
More Features the kit consists of over 210 parts and 11 clear parts
-Detailed fuselage&wing w/accurate design
-Engine with fine detail
-Detailed gear cabin