Thomas Hudner F4U Corsair airplane model
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F4U-4 Corsair Navy / Thomas Hudner

Item Number: 340
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Vought F4U Corsair airplane model Thomas Hudner Devotion scheme. The first F4U-4 was delivered to the US Navy on 31 October 1944. The F4U-4 was powered by C-series Double Wasp engine. The installed model was the R-2800-18W, later replaced by the R-2800-42W. It had a war emergency power of 2760hp. A four-bladed propeller replaced the three-bladed one of the F4U-1. A chin scoop was added to the underside of the engine cowling. The F4U-4 could reach a speed of 726km/h.

This model is painted and detailed as the one flown by Thomas Jerome Hudner Jr. He was an officer of the United States Navy and a naval aviator. He rose to the rank of captain and received the Medal of Honor for his actions in trying to save the life of his wingman, Ensign Jesse L. Brown, during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir in the Korean War.

Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/28. Wingspan 18 inches, Length 15 inches.

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WC Watson
Great Model

Just wanted to let you know the F4U model painted for Tom Hudner's plane # and unit arrived safely. Incredible model and well worth the wait. Thanks again.