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Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

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Tamiya 1/48 P-47D-1 Thunderbolt

On September 22, 1943, John T. Godfrey, the youngest of three brothers born in Canada to English parents, then raised in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, achieved his dream of being a fighter pilot when he arrived at Debden. Having been arrested [...]

Review: Hobby Boss 1/48 A-10C Thunderbolt II Review

Academy 1/48 P-47D Bubbletop

This is my contribution to the Jerry Grandall Tribute Group Build organized by Tom Cleaver on iModeler. Thanks Tom for the invitation and for starting this Group Build as a way to honor some of Jerry's great decals. I used EagleCals sheet [...]

"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 [...]

Tamiya, 1:48 Scale, P-47D "Thunderbolt"

Calling this one, DONE! 1:48 scale, Tamiya P-47D "Thunderbolt". Fantastic kit, much has already been written so I won't go there. I loved build this kit and there are more to come! For this build, I used Tamiya Acrylics, Flory [...]

Hasegawa & Trumpeter 1/32 P-47D Thunderbolt

The definitive Tamiya 1/48th scale Thunderbolt has been my favorite model of the topic. Recently, a sale of Hasegawa's 1/32nd scale provided the opportunity to try the larger scale. The purchase of Trumpeter's match model followed shortly. [...]

FAB Brazilian Air Force P-47D,Academy 1/48.

Hi Friends, My last work was a P-47D Thunderbolt, with Brazilian markings, used at WWII by FAB ( Brazilian Air Force) to help the allied forces, for combat the german army in italy in 1944. These planes later went to Brazil, and became [...]

78 Years Ago Today

Dawn was already rising with Double Wartime Dalight Savings at 0200, June 6, 1944, to reveal cloudy skies from horizon to horizon. The rumble of 48 Pratt and Whitney R-2800s reverberated across the quiet English countryside that surrounded [...]

Guerre d'Algérie...1/48 Republic F-47D Thunderbolt , Armée de l’Air

So, this is my dad´s final contribution to the French at war theme. Tamiya P-47M kit, drop tank from a Tamiya P-47 Razorback kit, BLU-27 napalm canisters from a Hasegawa weapon set, antenna wire with elastic thread, Eduard seatbelts. All [...]

Tamiya P-47D-30-RE, 'The Bubbletop over Asia'

After a couple of single builds I wanted to get back to the dual combo way of building kits, and so what better than a bubbletop to go along with the razorback P-47? Having completed a bare-metal Mustang just before the Thunderbolts I [...]