P 47 d-20 razorback 1/48
Reproduction of the p 47 D Razorback of major Herschel ” Herky ” Green,commander of the 317th ..325° FG .
Known ad the clan checkertail for the striking a yellow and black chess of the helm of his P 47s.
Herky had become ace in one day ,shooting down six planes on 30 january 1944 : 4 Ju 52 ,1 Do 217 ,1 mc205 .
Reproduce the model i started from the old P47D monogram in 1/48 scale .
The kit has been re – engraved in the paneling Lines,riveted,the cockpit has been improved in some parts( Seat,dashboard,throttle,throttles,belt,also the engine Naca and the engine itself have been replaced whit the related pieces taken from a hasegawa model of a bubbletop as They are more faithful in terms of shape and detail)
for the coloring ,i used acrylics from the gunze and Tamiya color range,also the National insigna and chess are reproduced by painting.
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