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Withold Lanowski’s P-47M of the 56th fighter Group

Writing in the “Flight Journal,” P-47 special issue, famed Grumman test pilot Corky Meyer – the last actual “airplane guy” to head a major airplane company – named the P-47 Thunderbolt the “best fighter of World War II – ETO.” […]

Revell 1/72 P-47M

Salute, gents. This is Revell’s P-47M in 1/72, a kit which has strong and weak points. It is a bit of a mixed bag: some of the molding is great, with fine details (wings, most of the fuselage, landing gear […]

1/48 Scale Monogram P-47D (Razorback)

The Monogram P-47 Razorback has always been an impressive model to me, good detail for the time, without any of the toy like action of earlier kits. Plus, it is a Thunderbolt! Next to the B-25H, this is one of […]

1/48 Hobby Boss A-10 Thunderbolt II

This is one I built some years ago but as far as I can remember there was no problems with it. The only thing you must remember to do is to put a large weight in the nose or it […]

Tamiya 1/48 P-47D Razerback 2Lt Lloyd Hathcock

My third in a series of aircraft flown by the Tuskegee airman. This one depicts a P-47D flown by 2Lt Hathcock with the 301st Fighter Squadron in Ramitelli, Italy. Build pretty much out of the box, but I did include […]

Hasegawa’s 1/32 P-47D

Hello. I would like to introduce you to Helen Jo of the 356th FS 9th AF. I wanted to use some of this AK Interactive’s Xtreem Metal for quite a while. I find that is is easy to apply and […]

1/48 Tamiya Thunderbolt “Pengie II” 56th FG

Hi Everyone Long time since I posted anything here. This one completed earlier this year and recently had some photos taken. Decals are from the excellent AJ Press Book “56th FG Part 1” Ultracast Seat and Wheels Paints are Mr […]

P47-D Razorback Nose Art

This is the 1/48th scale Tamiya P47-D Thunderbolt Razorback. The model was painted with Aeromaster acrylics with the exception of the canopy frame, which was painted with Xtracolor enamel. Artist gouache was used for weathering and to highlight the panel […]

1/48 Pro Modeler P-47N “Too Big – Too Heavy, Short Snorter” 333rd FS / 318st FG, Ie Shima

Having been inspired by Neil Foster’s recent P-47 build (which is excellent), and as a follow up on my last two P-47 postings, as promised, here’s my rendition of the “Pro Modeler” kit. I built this kit when it was […]

P-47N “Chautaugua” Revell 1/48

Here is the second of my Revell P47n Thunderbolts,it was a fun little build though not particularly inspiring ,I improved the kit by adding True details gun barrels and wheels and an aftermarket decal set from Warbirds.Chautaugua was based at […]