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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[...]

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.

Tamiya 1:48 Jug – “Little Chief”

This is the second model I've built since restarting my hobby after a nearly 40 year recess. The subject of this attempt was the excellent Tamiya 1:48 Razorback P-47 Thunderbolt. I really wanted to build the "Spirit of Atlantic City" version, bu[...]

Monogram 1/48 AD-6 backdated to an AD-3 of VMA 212 in Korea

This started out as OOB build using kit decals. Unfortunately they were toast and did not cooperate when being applied. I used Euro decals for the Skyraider and they were excellent. I scratchbuilt the early AERO bomb racks then added Eduard 2[...]

1/48 Tamiya P-47D “Nut Cracker” 405th FG

This is one of my favourite all time markings for the P-47. The decals are from the Aeromaster Special "P-47's of the 405th FG" and I have quite a few more to build from this series of sheets (3 parts) if interested contact Norris Graser as he [...]

P-47 Razorback Tamiya 1/48 “Jabo”

P-47 Razorback Tamiya in 1/48 scale (Kit # 61086) I decided to represent this aircraft from the 509th Fighter Squadron, 405th Fighter Group. This aircraft (P-47D-22-RE) was flown by the 1st Lt. Bob Hartmann. I have always loved this scheme on th[...]

P-47D Thunderbolt “Whoooo…”

After squadron (and Air Force) transfer, "The Ole Cock III" (seen here, a beautiful work from Chuck Villanueva : became this wolf-headed beauty...Hasegawa 1/48 kit...hope you like it.

1/48 Tamiya P-47D “Chief Seattle” 362nd FG

I have built quite a few 362nd FG P-47's and this one is one of my favourites. Decals from EagleCals with usual Ultracast seat & wheels. Paints are Tamiya / Mr Hobby acrylics, Tamiya AS12, Alclad, Future for gloss & Xtracrylix flat coa[...]