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F4U Corsair Squadron


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The Vought F4U Corsair was designed to be a carrier-based fighter but flying from rough island airfields in tropical conditions was no impediment. Battles over Guadalcanal proved their superiority over their Japanese opponents.

The F4U flew over 60;000 operational sorties (only 9;000 sorties flown from carrier decks) for the U.S. Navy & Marines and U.S. Navy through the war (some 40% of total fighter sorties); with only 9;581 sorties (15%) flown from carrier decks. Corsairs claimed 2;140 air combat victories against 189 losses to enemy aircraft; for an overall kill ratio of over 11:1. It also proved its versatility; delivering over 70% of the total bombs dropped by U.S. fighters during the war.

Box Contents:

6 x Warlord Resin F4U Corsair aircraft
6 x Advantage Flying Base
1 x Punchboard with Game Tokens
1 x Aircraft Card (F4U Corsair)
1 x Doctrine Card (Sustained Dive)
6 x Aircraft Trait Cards (3 x Great Dive; 3 x Robust)
1 x Waterslide Aircraft Markings Sheet
Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

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