The 78th Fighter Group Database at iModeler

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Review: MiniArt 1/48 P-47D-25RE "No Guts... No Glory!"

78th Fighter Group ground crewman Warren Kellerstadt recalled: “They didn’t tell us when D-Day was going to be, but the night before we could smell something in the wind. They closed up the base tight and wouldn’t let anyone on or [...]

"Snafu": P-47D-6-RE of 78th Figher Group, 84th Fighter SquadronTamiya 1/48

The P-47D series entered production at Republic’s Farmingdale Long Island factory in May 1943, and the first of them showed up in England in late June. From the first, the P-47D was plumbed to carry a droppable external gas tank on the [...]

Off the SoDHasegawa 1/48 P-47D "Eileen"

Everyone liked the Hasegawa P-47s when they came out 25 years ago, then lost interest when the Tamiya P-47s came out 18 (!) years ago. Yes, there is a shape problem with the fuselage, the belly is too shallow - but not so much that it is [...]

Another 78th FG P-47 – Frank Oiler’s “Eileen” – 1/32 hasegawa

With two other 78th FG P-47s up today, I might as well follow the theme. I've done a lot of studying this past year of these P-47s while writing "Aces of the 78th Fighter Group" (which Osprey will publish this coming [...]