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Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

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‘Straffing the Ammo Storage !’ 1/72 P-47 Razorback Airfix

Hello, once again, today I would like to show you, one of the most challenging builds I ever did. The MOTORIZED P-47 Razorback or as it used to be called THE JUG. This build was done in the summer of 2019 and it was my first ever build where I [...]

Tamiya 1:72 P-47D-23-RA Thunderbolt

this is my Tamiya 1:72 Razorback done as a P-47D-23-RA "Josie/Cleveland Clever" (42-27899) flown by Lt. Mike Dokovitsky of the 340th FS, 348th FG, 12/1944. To attempt to achieve tonal variations i did not use a final clear coat. instead i worked[...]

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt – Monogram 1/48

I've finally completed this kit after a long period of in-process limbo. But first I must briefly explain how this kit came to be on my work bench in the first place. It all started when I purchased a second-hand Hasegawa P-47D, mainly due to [...]

1/48th Tamiya P-47D 42-29173

I Just finished building this 1/48th Tamiya P-47D in the markings (Rain-Dear) flown by Lt Clark Bresmeth of the 510th FS while stationed in France in the Autumn of 1944. That Tamiya kit was a dream to build and quite well engineered and with pr[...]

Republic P-47N Thunderbolt, Academy 1/48, PTO

The 318th Fighter Group mainly had a mixed bag of P-39's, P-40's and P-47D's in a training defensive role over the Hawaiian Islands, limited to their range until the US had captured the Marianas. The P-47N first arrived on scene in June 1945[...]

Otaki 1/48 P-47D Thunderbolt

This is my Otaki 1/48 P-47D Thunderbolt that I built in 1986. This is a bit of a kit bash using Monogram's P-47D cowling and engine and Hawk's P-47D Curtiss Electric Propeller. Some details were added into the cockpit area, fuel pressure lines a[...]

Kansas titled P-47s

P-47D Razorback. “Kansas Tornado” 510fs 405FG Europe. Pilot: Howard Curran Served in Europe and Korea. Debate exists regarding ace status. Kit: Trumpeter. Generally a good kit except for the Hamilton Standard prop- prop h[...]

P47-D Thunderbolt ‘Kokomo’ 551st Fighter Squadron. 495th Fighter Group

Hi everybody, I would like to present you my favourite fighter from WWII: the mighty THUNDERBOLT, THE ‘JUG’. I was building the model while reading Tail-End Charley from James. E. Brown, what a kick of motivation!!! I really recommend this book.[...]

1/48 Hasegawa P-47D-25

The latest off the bench for 2021 and my addition to what seems to be Hasegawa P-47 week on iModeler. I won't bore you with all that has been written about this kit, as it's well known by now. It doesn't have the great detail of Tamiya's offer[...]

Brits in the Pacific…1/48 Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Mk.I SEAC

Built in 2015. Tamiya´s excellent Razorback kit with Rising Decals, painted with Gunze and Tamiya acrylics, the model shows an a/c of 258 Sqn RAF at Arkonam base in India 1944.