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Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

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Tamiya P-47D Thunderbolt, 1/48

This model from Tamiya is great. Has a lot of parts and decals to build two versions. I bought an Eduard PE to give more detail to the cockpit, landing gear, fuel tank and motor. The paint took me some time. I had to put a black primer and [...]

Eduard 1/48 Focke-Wulf FW-190A-5 "Minke & Pinke".

Eduard ProfiPack #82149 1/48 Focke-Wulf FW-190A-5. Depicts the aircraft of Hans Philipp, who named it "Minke & Pinke" after his two Daschunds. Lieutenant Colonel Hans Philipp (17 March 1917 – 8 October 1943) was a German [...]

‘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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

77 Years Ago…

Dawn comes early in England during the summer. At 0200, June 6, 1944, the rumble of 48 Pratt and Whitney R-2800s reverberated over the quiet English countryside surrounding the former RAF base of Beaulieau Roads between Southampton and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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- [...]