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Monogram F-105 SEA

by Craig Abrahamson on March 18, 2015 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Another pretty easy build….the ‘old’ Monogram (still one of the best for my money) Thunderchief. Three shades of MM rattle can paint (what else?). I use an old sponge-like material (unevenly torn), and just hold it against the plastic for […]

Republic F 105 D Thunderchief

by Morne Meyer on December 23, 2014 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

This is the classic Monogram Thud in 1/48 scale. The model depicts the Thud flown by Capt. Peter Foley on 13 March 1968. This Thud belonged to the 469th Tactical Fighter Squadron of the 388th Tactical Fighter Wing. The 469th […]

Republic F-105 Thunderchief, one of the greatest airplanes ever…

by Robert Bausch on January 5, 2014 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

I always have liked the Republic F-105 Thunderchief. Designed to do a clean, precision, tactical nuclear attack, back in the Cold War days. And then never doing that, but saddled with a grunt job of delivering conventional ordnance at low […]

HobbyBoss F-105D Thunderchief (1/48th)

by Marvin Reyes on July 25, 2013 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Here’s the HobbyBoss F-105D in 48th. The kit has way too many parts, that make construction difficult, especially the wings. The seperate spoilers on the upper wing are a pain and it’s a pain to get the spoilers to lay […]

F-105D Flown by Colonel Robert L.Stirm, USAF Ret. POW

by Frank Cronin on June 24, 2013 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Col. Stirm is another member of our little “Military Mafia” lunch group that meets each week to solve the worlds problems. It is indeed my privilege and honor to know him and call him my friend. Our lunch group has […]

Monogram’s 72nd F-105F Thunderchief Vietnam

Whenever I get a kit to add to the stash, whether Ebay, hobby shop, online, etc, for the most part a quick peak inside and off to the stash it goes.. But one look at this, the detail for this […]

F-105 Thunderchief

by Craig Abrahamson on March 5, 2013 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

This 48th scale Monogram kit has been sittin’ around collectin’ dust for a while now, but I gave her a quick bath to get the top layer off and took a few pics on the bench with a homemade tarmac […]

My 1/32 Republic F-105D Thunderchief – “Alice’s Joy”

by Adam Dormer on November 15, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

I submit for your consideration my Trumpeter (mostly) 1/32 Republic F-105D Thunderchief. “Alice’s Joy” was Col. Jack Broughton’s ride when he was the Vice Wingie at the 355 TFW at Tahkli, Thailand circa 1967. Having read all of Broughton’s books, […]