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Tamiya did it three times I know of
Their 1/48 Gloster Meteor FI had airbrakes on the original release. I understand this was corrected on later releases. All later Meteors had them but the FI didn't, although the wings with the brakes were used on their FIII kit so they weren't wasted (apparently they copied the FI prototype in the RAF museum but it was later retrofitted with the brakes to test them before they were adopted on later marks).
They corrected their 1/48 FW 190D9 to have the correct number of shell ejection chutes for the cowl guns (from 2 to 1 IIRC)
And their original 1/35 M1A1 Abrams had the same turret length as their original M1 kit and didn't have the thicker turret front it should have. They corrected this too.
Can't recall any ships though.
I am astounded that Aoshima fixed the hull for the Norfolk kit. Has this ever happened before? I cannot recall any time that a major model company fixed an error they made. Actually,now that I sit and think about it, Trumpeter fixed the hull from their Hornet before releasing the Enterprise and Yorktown. That took how many years? Any other instances?
Is it probable that this kit now shares the Norfolk hull and water line plate plus has a retooled main deck to fit the longer Norfolk hull? I assume all the other parts remain unchained from the original kit. HS has yet to post the kit contents pics,
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