New: F4U Corsair squadron + Aces

The new F4U Corsair Squadron arrives to take the fight back to the enemy air forces in Blood Red Skies!

F4U Corsair Squadron

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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.

This set gives you all you need to field a squadron of the F4U Corsair in your games of Blood Red Skies!

Including:

  • 6x metal F4U Corsair’s
  • Generic US waterslide Decals Sheet
  • Aircraft Cards
  • Aircraft Trait cards
  • Double-sided Pilot Skills Discs
  • Advantage Flying bases
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Corsair Ace: Philip Kirkwood

BRS F4U Ace Philip Kirkwood

Lieutenant, Junior Grade) Philip Leroy Kirkwood was awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in operations against the enemy. Flying the F4U Corsair with the Grim Reapers (VF-10) from the USS Intrepid (CV-11) Kirkwood took part in strikes against the Ryukyu Islands, Kyūshū, Okinawa and Wake Island, downing 8 enemy aircraft bringing his tally to 12.

Contains:

  • 1 x metal F4U Corsair
  • Advantage Flying Base
  • Double-sided Pilot Skills Discs
  • Aircraft Card
  • Aircraft Trait Card
  • Ace Skill Card
  • Philip Kirkwood Ace Card
  • Generic US waterslide Decals Sheet
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Corsair Ace: ‘Pappy’ Boyington

F4U Ace Pappy Boyington

Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington (Medal of Honor, Navy Cross) learnt his deadly trade during a year’s tour in China as a member of the 1st American Volunteer Group (The Flying Tigers). upon returning to the US, In 1943, he was charged to take a group of twenty-seven young men and form the new Marine Attack Squadron 214.


VMA214 (Black Sheep) would earn its reputation and the Presidential Unit Citation for extraordinary heroism in action under Pappy’s command; fighting for 84 days achieving a record 203 Japanese planes destroyed or damaged, produced nine fighter aces with 97 confirmed air-to-air kills (22 by Boyington), several troop transports and supply ships sunk, destroyed many installations, in addition to numerous other victories.

Contains:

  • 1 x metal F4U Corsair
  • Advantage Flying Base
  • Set of Double-sided Pilot Skills Discs
  • Aircraft Card
  • Aircraft Trait Card
  • Ace Skill Card
  • ‘Pappy’ Boyington Ace Card
  • Generic US waterslide Decals Sheet

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