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I Like Jugs

by Scott Nelson on April 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Not too long ago I posted an article about my 1/144 P-47D bubble tops from Platz. I had a chance to pick up the razorback version at a recent model contest. Today I present one of the two kits in […]

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P47n Thunderbolt Revell 1/48

by neil foster on March 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

Hi guys,well here is my latest offering it is Revell’s P47n, “2 big and too heavy / Short snorter”.The P47n is the one with the larger wings to accommodate internal fuel tanks. The kit went together nicely with no real […]

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P-47D Whoooo 1/32 Eduard / Hasegawa

by Artur Domanski on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

P-47D-26-RA, Lt. James R. Hopkins, 509th FS, 405th FG, 9th AF, Ophoven, Belgium, March 1945 HGW – belt Master – barrels Paint – MR Paint, Tamiya

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Tamiya 1/72 scale P-47D

by Terry Schuler on March 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Pilot: Lt. Robert E. Wagner 9th AF 510th FS – 405th FG. St. Dizier France 1944. I actually do build other aircraft, but P-47s are just so much fun, especially when the kits are this nice ! For this build, […]

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Tamiya 1/72 scale P-47D

by Terry Schuler on February 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

This project begin while researching an uncle in our family who flew with the 56th FG. I had discovered a personal photograph of Lt. David Mauldin (56th FG, 61st FS) inscribed to our uncle. Lt. Mauldin’s P-47 carried the name […]

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1/32 Hasegawa P-47D30 Thunderbolt “Glenn T. Eagleston”

by Tolga ULGUR on February 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

This is 1/32 Hasegawa P-47D30 finished with the markings of Maj.Glenn T Eagleston from 353rd FS in France late 1944. I have decided to modify cockpit area by using Aires set and Eduard instrument panel . Cockpit parts painted to […]

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RAF P-47s

by George Henderson on December 27, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Not totally oddball but 2 1/48 P-47s that served with the 73OTU in Fayid, Egypt,1945. The razorback was a Monogram kit and the bubbletop was Academy. Decals by LPS Decals “British Thunderbolts” and Iliad Decals “RAF Thunderbolts”

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Hasegawa 1/48 P-47D “Razorback”

by bob mack on October 25, 2016 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

this is one of the mounts of Lt. Col. Baseler…”Big Stud”…commander 325th “Checkertail Clan” in North Africa and Italy 1943-1944…his awards include six kills,the Silver Star,Legion of Merit and two presidential unit citations

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ACE 1/72 P-47D Thunderbolt

by Greg Kittinger on September 21, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

A few months ago, I was thinking I wanted to build my first t-bolt, and knew I had 3 in the stash – a Tamiya D, a Revell razorback, and one other kit I couldn’t remember. My eye landed on […]

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Kinetic (Vintage Fighter) 1/24 P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt

by Michael Benolkin on August 12, 2016 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

This was a fun project despite the glitches in the instructions. It took longer to complete than I had planned, but I had the opportunity to use this project to try out a variety of tools and techniques. All I […]