Closeup F4U-1A Cockpit Pictures Needed

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  1. rwright142

    rwright142 New Member

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    Greetings,

    I'm looking for detailed, closeup cockpit pictures for the F4U-1A Corsair. I'm building a 1/6 scale radio controlled version of #3, flown by Lt. jg Jim Streig who flew with VF-17 (Jolly Rogers).

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    I'm having a difficult time finding the information I need in order to recreate the detail I want.

    For example, I need to be able to read the labels, placards, decals, etc for the switches and breakers. I also need to be able to see how the radio gear was installed.

    I have many pictures, manuals, drawings, etc for other Corsair variants such as the -1D and -5 but very little for the 1A.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    P.S. my email is rwright142 at yahoo dot com.
     
  2. GreyWolf

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    I hope Im not to late, here is something for you to study.

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    Dunno if this helps
     

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    Thanks, I appreciate your post - I haven't seen all of those.

    What I have not been able to find is closeups of the switch/breaker panel layout that is highlighted in this picture:
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    I found a wiring diagram so I came up with this. I think it is close:
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    Here is the cockpit as it is now:
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    It's taking shape.

    Thanks again!
     
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    Well please show us what you finally come up with when you finish, I would love to see it!

    Wolf
     
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    Nice! Love the Corsair!
     
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    Well done.:D
    I don't like Corsairs the most. :lol:
     
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