KMP composite/wood F-4U Corsair
Kondor Model Products is pleased to bring you a fine model of the F4U Corsair in the paint scheme of the Corsair flown by Ira Cassius Kepford. Kepford was assigned to the ‘Fighting 17’ and arrived in time for the battle of the Solomon Sea, where he shot down 4 enemy aircraft and damaged a 5th, earning a Navy Cross in the process. In January of 1943 he and his wingman engaged 12 japanese fighters, and he scored another four kills. He finished the war with 16 confirmed kills and 1 unconfirmed, and many decorations.
About This Model:
- Construction: Fiberglass fuse and balsa built -up wing
- Wing Covering Material: Covering, painted, decals applied and clear coated. The aircraft has a beautiful flat, non-glossy finish. This is superior to glossy covering materials. The covering material is a brand name covering which has a special paint adherant layer. The covering goes on clear, and is then primed and painted, then clearcoated.
- Optional: Rotating Retract with oleo struts, alloy wheels. The retracts are generation 5 Air up/air down retracts, and incorporate all of the latest design improvements. Increases the price by $230
Wing area: 1006.9sq.in
Flight weight: 16 lbs, 17lbs with retracts installed
Radio: 6ch & 8servos
Engine: 1.50-1.80 4 – cycle or 26cc gas
Available: 31 July, 2008