When I built a 1/72 Heller P-47N in my teenage years I was taken by the bright tail recognition markings of the aircraft in the kit. Later when I was building 1/48 kits I knew I wanted a P-47N. I decided on the ProModeller kit- great instruction[...]
Finished this one awhile back, built OOB, I know it's not 100% accurate but it was a fun build. The decals are from Zotz
This model depicts the P-47 that was being flown by F/O Wambier when he was shot down by an FW-190 of JG-26. On December 30,1943.
He was returning to his home base after a bomber escort mission. Also downed on this flight was another P-47 of t[...]
My first Build ever. It is part of Revell's gift set US Legends: 8th air force. It's painted with cheap brushes and my hand is not so stady, so :) I hope you like it, and that's it :) Thank you.
A few people know that Brazilian troops fought shoulder to shoulder with the Allies in Italy against the Axis during World War II.
Even fewer know that Brazilian pilots formed a squadron, the 1st Brazilian Squadron attached to the 350FG.
I have been behind in my postings. Hopefully I can catch up and post more about my builds. I have been doing more Armor than planes these days. Here is a P-47 Thunderbolt. Tamiya 1/48 kit. As always painted by hand with Model Master Enamel and[...]
my last model of ex Yugoslavia P-47D from Technical Museum, Zagreb,Croatia
Here is one of my recent finishes.
This is 1/48 P-47 D20 with the markings of “Miss Mary Lou” from the 318th Fighter Group 19th FS ( Saipan 1944).
Cockpit modified by Eduard PE instrument panel and seat belts.
Upper surfaces painted to Gunze Ol[...]
What can I say, I like P-47s, and I love the Tamiya kit, it is simply an absolute jewel of a kit.
This particular aircraft represents one flew by Lt. Chuck Olmsted of the 353rd FS / 354th FG.
Painting was done with Alclad duraluminum, Aluminum[...]
Here is my attempt to model the P-47D of Thomas E. Bowers (65th FS, 57th FG) based at Grossetto Italy in March of 1945. This is the 1/48th scale Tamiya P-47D kit with Ultracast seat with belts, Ultracast tires, and Superscale decals. The gunsi[...]