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Republic F-84 Thunderjet

F-84G Thunderjet; Imperial Iranian Air Force

Conceived as a day fighter with first flight happening in 1946, F-84’s early career was plagued with a bunch of problems typical of early jets like underpowered engines and construction problems. Only the definitive F-84G version solved [...]

F-84G THUNDERJET

I show you a small and beautiful Tamiya jet. Good kit with Greek decals. I hope you like it.

70 years ago today. 1st LT Michael Rebo, shot down over North Korea. MIA for many years, and a childhood friend of my Dad

This is one of those things that you want to do... no, scratch that. This is something that I just HAD to do once I heard about the events that unfolded on this day over North Korea. I owe a sincere thank you to Jim Burke, who operates [...]

Republic F-84F ThunderstreakItaleri/Kinetic 1/48

This kit was one of those rare kits that I bought on a whim, and successfully completed without ever "putting it up". It has been the focus of my efforts for the last 6 weeks or so, off and on. The kit itself is an Italeri boxing [...]

What was your first model?

There's an interesting thread over at The Other Place in answer to the question, what was the first model you built? I'll start. My dad built my first models for me: a Strombecker solid wood B-29 and B-24, both painted silver. The first [...]

Hobbyboss F-80 C Shooting Star “Saggin Dragon”

Although serving in small numbers towards the end of World War II, Lockheed’s pugnacious fighter made a name for itself as a fighter and strike bomber during the Korean War. To commemorate the start of the Korean War 70 years ago and to [...]

Heller 1/72 F-84G Thunderjet Hellenic Air Force

Hi everyone! Here is my latest quick build of the 1/72 Thunderjet Heller kit. It was the first jet the Hellenic Air force was equipped with. The Heller kit, though a bit old, is a nice and very sweet little kit. I rushed to make the model [...]

ProModeler (Monogram) 1/48 F-84G Thunderjet

The second Air Force jet fighter ordered into development, the F-84 was designed by Alexander Kartveli, who had created the P-47 Thunderbolt. After attempting a turbojet-powered replacement for the P-47, Kartveli and his team designed a [...]

F-84E Texas ANG in Korea 1951

F-84E-25-RE s/n 51-480, 111th Fighter-Bomber Squadron (136th FBW) Texas Air National Guard The 111th was, like her sister squadrons 182nd and 154th FBS, a federalized ANG unit replacing the 27th FEW during the Korean war in summer 1951. [...]

Revell (Monogram) 1/48 F-84E Thunderjet

The war the fighter-bombers engaged in during the Korean War was a bloody one, a war unrelieved by opportunities for the kind of public acclaim the Sabre pilots received. Writing in “Officers in Flight Suits, The Story of American Air [...]