The second Air Force jet fighter ordered into development, the F-84 was designed by Alexander Kartveli, who had created the P-47 Thunderbolt. After attempting a turbojet-powered replacement for the P-47, Kartveli and his team designed a new airc[...]
‘Sturmtiger’ captured by allies in France, 28th February 1945.
The Sturmtiger was a essentially the marriage of a German Navy project intended to fire depth charges from shore positions at enemy submarines and a tank chassis.
The Army was[...]
On 23 January 1951, 1st Lt. Jacob Kratt was flying as element leader of a flight of F-84E Thunderjets flying top cover for twenty-three F-84Es who were attacking the airfield at Sinuiju, Korea. Kratt spotted eight MiG-15’s moving to attack t[...]
This model kit is from an old mold of the Italeri Brand 1/48. During the assembly i had many lace problems. A lot of putty and sandpaper. The metallic paint is from AK , very delicate at the time of masking. Mediocre final result
F-84E-25-RE s/n 51-480, 111th Fighter-Bomber Squadron (136th FBW) Texas Air National Guard
The 111th was, like her sister squadrons 182nd and 154th FBS, a federalized ANG unit replacing the 27th FEW during the Korean war in summer 1951. The in[...]
In memory of those who never came home.
On November 10, 1951, while on a combat mission, First Lieutenant Mike Rebo was part of flight of 12 F-84Es attacked by 24 to 30 MIG-15s 30 miles southwest of Pyongyang, North Korea. The last radio mess[...]
The kit is the Kinetic 1/48 with correct nose (Quickboost). I prefered to built a metal finish F-84. Maybe i should have read before the relevant note of Tom Cleaver on "modellingmadness.com" : « The plastic surface is very slightly pebbly, jus[...]
This is a fairly older model I finally decided to build last year. It sat in my stash for many years. I do apologize for the terrible picture quality, unfortunately they are the only pictures I have left of this model. The model was sold some[...]
Here I present my latest build of Tamiya 1/72 F-84G,painting and finishing skills still needed to be advanced.so, any comment be grateful...
Tamiya 1/48th F84G Thunderjet.
Eagle strike decal set number 48143
The aircraft was a F84G of the 310th fighter bomber squadron,
58th fighter bomber wing,
I painted the model with various shades of Alclad 11 & Aeromaster acrylics[...]