Another personal favourite "Pengie II, decals from the excellent book "56th FG Part 1" by Nigel Julian, Peter Randall and Zbigniew Kolacha.
Ultracast seat and wheels.
Tamiya P-47D BT "The Lady Jake"
Decals from Eduard boxing of Academy P-47 - i bought the kit just for the decals!
Ultracast Seat and Wheels
One more completed in the pursuit of P-47 happiness.......
1/48 Tamiya P-47D RB - Tuskegee
Added an Ultracast seat and wheels
Plan to build a range of their aircraft - currently have the new Airfix P51D on bench ready for some paint and will be Roscoe Browns P51D "Bunnie".
Finished this one in October last year.
56th Fighter Group, Mike Gladych.
1/48 Hasegawa P-47D with decals by Techmod. Bazooka tubes are from the Tamiya kit, wheels from True Details. I used Tamiya rattlecan British Dark Green and Medium Sea [...]
I am going back and revisiting some of my older P-47s and giving them additional weathering and tidy ups where possible. As we all know trying to work on finished models has it share of risk......I managed to snap the UC leg on this one though r[...]
Writing in the "Flight Journal," P-47 special issue, famed Grumman test pilot Corky Meyer - the last actual "airplane guy" to head a major airplane company - named the P-47 Thunderbolt the "best fighter of World War II - ETO." As he pointed out[...]
This is Revell's P-47M in 1/72, a kit which has strong and weak points. It is a bit of a mixed bag: some of the molding is great, with fine details (wings, most of the fuselage, landing gear and wheels), and there are parts that [...]
I used Tamiya kit with Eduard PE set. Kit represents D25 version. I builded the part from the back to the tail to convert it to the D30 version. I sprayed Tamiya gloss black to prepare the surface for metallic paint. Then I used Gunze chrome sil[...]
The Monogram P-47 Razorback has always been an impressive model to me, good detail for the time, without any of the toy like action of earlier kits. Plus, it is a Thunderbolt! Next to the B-25H, this is one of my favorite aircraft of all time.
The model i finished last year and it was really enjoyable to build this one.