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HobbyBoss 1/72 scale TA-7C Corsair II

By Paul Boyer
Published: December 7, 2007
The Corsair II trainers, TA-7C in the U.S. Navy and A-7K in the USAF, have not been produced in plastic before this new HobbyBoss kit. Having built HobbyBoss' F4U-4 Corsair, I was expecting this kit to be similarly simplified. But it turns out it's quite detailed, on a par with a typical 1/72 scale Trumpeter kit. I was most impressed with the landing gear and bays, which have better detail than any other Corsair II in this scale. For example, the nose gear assembly has eight parts.

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