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 a Ultracast seat and some wheels. The antenna is nylon thread and the paint used was Tamiya rattle cans, along with some Model Master enamels and acrylics for the cockpit and tail.
The decals are from the AeroMaster Tuskegee P-39 and P-47D’s sheet, AN48798, which I was able to score from another iModeler, John Ferdico. They were a big help John. The yellow stripes are from fundekals. You may want to check out their web page as they have some interesting decals. A P-51 B/C and P-51D remain to be built to complete this series for me. However, I’m taking a break to get started on the iModeler Kasserine Pass Group build, and have already discovered my $3 bagged Fujumi Bf-110 is missing part 52, the nose. The search begins.
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