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1/48 Scale P-47D Thunderbolt “SWEET MUSIC.”

Back in 2007 I found a photo of this P-47D Thunderbolt and I bought a kit of it. The decals came from "AeroMaster Decals." When we moved from Colorado in 2016 to a town near the Los Angeles area of California, the model was placed in one of m[...]

The Class of 2019: Completions, and a couple major repairs…

Hey Folks! At the end of the year, it's always nice to see everyone's , 'Year in Review'!! I do have a couple that are close, but they won't count, because this article deals with completed kits. All these kits are 1:48 Scale, from multiple [...]

Bostwick’s colourful P-47M Thunderbolt (1/48 scale

A 1/48 scale Tamiya kit build of Major George Bostwick's extremely colourful P-47M 'Hotrod' Thunderbolt as it was in mid-1945 after shooting down a Messerschmitt Me-262A jet. To celebrate this feat, it was marked with the addition of a black cow[...]

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 .