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Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

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D-Day Remembered

My friend, the late Archie Maltbie, had a pretty interesting D-Day story. That day he flew his first combat mission, as a pilot in the 365th "Hellhawks" Fighter Group of the 9th Air Force. From my article in this month's Aeroplane Magazine: A[...]

Tamiya 1:48 Scale, P-47D-27 Ra, “Thunderbolt”

Typical Tamiya build...Loved it from end to end, (Except the decals,...YUK) Kit was a pleasure to build, and I am currently working on another, as well as a Razorback version. Markings are those of a P-47 flown by Capt. Edward Curry Powell, 510[...]

On This Day…May 24th.

The Battle of the Denmark Strait was a short, intense encounter that was a humanitarian disaster for the Royal Navy. In the early hours of May 24th 1941, the HMS Hood was sunk and with 1,418 souls on board, a staggering and scarcely believable[...]

Republic Thunderbolt P-47D – 1/72 Revell

Kit: P-47D – Revell 1/72 scale Model finished: February 2019 Modeler: Roberto Lúcio / [email protected] Club: GPP-JG400 – Grupo de Plastimodelismo e Pesquisa JG-400 / Natal – RN – Brasil Model built into the GB about Brazil during WW2, of our [...]

P47 D 1/72 tamiya

Small build of this ww2 war bird. 🇺🇲

Razorback – Tamiya 1/72

This is my recent Razorback build. The kit is Tamiya’s excellent P-47D Thunderbolt in 1:72 scale. No problems at all, except my own build errors here and there... Painting olive drab have been a real challenge for me, simply all of my previous a[...]

Republic F 47 D- 30 RE in A.M.I. italian service

Scale 1/48 ,Monogram kit ..Tauro model decals , academy paddle propeller and AMT F 7 F tigercat engine .

1:32 Trumpeter P-47D “Wicked Wabbit” – Nose Art Group Build

This will be my final addition to the Nose Art Group build. Thanks again to Jaime Carreon @jetmex for heading up this GB and extending the deadline. I hadn’t planned on building my “Jug” as part of this build, but things just worked out with th[...]

Fairchild Republic A-10

Merry Xmas! Well it's nearly Xmas anyway so I'll get it out the way.... This is my last build for the year, the Hobby Boss 1/48 A-10 Thunderbolt II. Or at least that's what it says on the box, the aeroplane goes by a few different nicknames I be[...]

#8 for 2018 1/48 Tamiya P-47 Razorback 334FS 4Th FG

Just finished her today. Love the marking on this one. Different then the typical ones you always see wi the big star and bars . I used the Kits world decals. Paints i use are Tamiya., AK extreme metal, MRP paint :) by b007scott[/url], on [...]