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 new airc[...]
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. The in[...]
In memory of those who never came home.
On November 10, 1951, while on a combat mission, First Lieutenant Mike Rebo was part of flight of 12 F-84Es attacked by 24 to 30 MIG-15s 30 miles southwest of Pyongyang, North Korea. The last radio mess[...]
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 Force Figh[...]
This is a fairly older model I finally decided to build last year. It sat in my stash for many years. I do apologize for the terrible picture quality, unfortunately they are the only pictures I have left of this model. The model was sold some[...]
Here I present my latest build of Tamiya 1/72 F-84G,painting and finishing skills still needed to be advanced.so, any comment be grateful...
Tamiya 1/48th F84G Thunderjet.
Eagle strike decal set number 48143
The aircraft was a F84G of the 310th fighter bomber squadron,
58th fighter bomber wing,
I painted the model with various shades of Alclad 11 & Aeromaster acrylics[...]
Well, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. My eldest son Bill (6 years old going on 38) decided he wanted to join in the fun again!
He has a growing of love of jets so our first joint-build was a Gnat - since he loved seeing The Reds at Bi[...]
Hi everyone: I managed to finish another kit, this time in 32nd scale (I usually do 1/48th). This is Hobby Boss' F-84G which, except for Eduard seatbelts, and some wire brakelines, is OOB. The decals are kit decals; I know, these markings are do[...]
1/72 Tamiya, converted from a G to an E model by extending the tail, changing the speed brake and filling the auxiliary intakes and refueling port, I extended some of the gun barrels and modified the hatch attachment, finished in MM enamels with[...]