USAF Thunderbolts Part 1 – P-47D28 “Rat A Dat”
February 5, 2013 in Aviation
This is 1/48 Tamiya P-47D28 Thunderbolt with the markings of 353 rd FG, 8th AF based at Raydon-England, during the late summer of 1944.
( Rat a Dat was flown by Lt. Ken Gallup )
Cockpit modified by Eduard PE intstrument panel, seat belts and Tally Ho PE gunsight.
Natural metal painting was done with Alclad aluminium lackers as usual.
D Day bands are painted by Tamiya acrylics.
Decals are from Aeromaster and Superscale sets.
The wheels replaced by Ultracast goodies.
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