Building monograms rereleased p47d thunderbolt razorback brought back a lot of memories. Razorback thunderbol improving a 2 scale p47, page 42 new miracle. P47d thunderbolt razorback unassembled plastic model kit. Top flite p47 razorback arf the p47 thunderbolt needs no introduction as this plane helped turn the tide against the axis forces during wwii.
The first was a p47d25, followed by a later p47d30. View and download revell p47d thunderbolt razorback assembly manual online. Top flite p47d thunderbolt user manual pdf download. Revell p47d thunderbolt razorback assembly manual pdf. Republic p47d thunderbolt bubbletop decal printed by cartograf s. Package includes pictures the actual p47 hun hunter. Tamiya 148 scale republic p47d thunderbolt razorback. Tamiya 148 scale republic p47d thunderbolt razorback duration. When fully loaded, the p47 weighed up to eight tons, making it one of the heaviest fighters. Wagner, 9th af 510th fs 405th fg dizier, france 1944. P47d 16 re, pied piper, 4275885, 58th fighter group, 310th fighter squadron. Tamiyas new 172 scale p47d razorback is available online from squadron.
Mccauley, has been credited with six aerial victories in eto. The raf received 240 razorback p47ds which they designated thunderbolt mark i, and. Screenshot of republic p47 hun hunter on the ground. What i would say is that the detail is too soft and lacks the precision and finesse one would expect of a kit this size and price.
Army air force during the last half of world war ii saw action in both the european and pacific theaters of the war. The republic p47 thunderbolt was a world war iiera fighter aircraft produced by the united. The thunderbolt was a massive airplane, the biggest and heaviest single engine, singleplace. Well, there are plenty of sprues in the packed large square box easier to post and. Kinetic gave this model a new lease of life last year, and now they have released a razorback version with new plastic parts and decals. See more ideas about p 47 thunderbolt, ww2 aircraft and military aircraft. P47d thunderbolt razorback toy pdf manual download. Republic p47 hun hunter for fsx fly away simulation. The thunderbolt also allowed many allied pilots to become aces.
Seven of the top 10 european aces flew the p47 thunderbolt against the luftwaffe. Textures and updates by mark rooks of rsdg aircraft. Not only because it was one of the hunters the most built up to our days 14 500 units but, because he was very effective in the missions of fire support, to the point that it eventually became its primary. Oh it had the distinction of being the heaviest single engine fighter to see service at that time. For more information on the p47 thunderbolts weapons systems visit the p47 armament page. The republic p47 razorback thunderbolt was an outstanding fighter, both in the bomber escort and groundattack roles. P47 3d models ready to view, buy, and download for free. It was the last in a series of aircraft that began in 1936 with the seversky p35 and included the p43.
It is more blessed to give than receive upload unique instruction to get 10 extra points right after my approve. The kit doesnt provide for pilot restraints but here is the hgw models 124 p47d harness set consisting of fabric. P47d25 4226947 buzzin cuzzin 6b4 lt richard sulzbuch, 12th af 346th fs 350th fg, pisa italy 1945. This time its on the testors 148 p47 thunderbolt razorback. At this early stage much of the structure only needs to be tack glued, but it can be reinforced with thick or medium ca after the. Kinetic has obtained the molds for the vintage fighter 124 p47 thunderbolt kits this razorback as well as the bubbletop and have reissued them under their label. About the republic p47d thunderbolt razorback the p47 was the first single seated fighter to be equipped with a supercharger paired with a 2000hp engine. If youre looking for either a nostalgic build or a great introduction to scale modeling then the revell 148 p47d thunderbolt razorback is the kit you want. Bomber crews plagued day after day by intensive german interceptions, would remark that the presence of the p47 was of great help. Razorbacks were really famous, i dont know why the soviets need so many yaks when usa doesnt even have one of its most used fighters. The republic p47 thunderbolt the big beautiful jug the p47d25 and later versions were factory mated with the paddle blade propeller.
Republic p47d thunderbolt razorback us army air forces 19411947 61 fs, 56 fg lt. Pied piper, p47d 16 re, 4275885, lt cipipen, 58th fg, 310th fs. This aircraft is roughly based on the p47 thunderbolt hun hunter. Heres a couple of pics of dave cs great build of the vintage bubble top kit lets take a closer look at the new kinetic razorback. With its menacing nose and stout outline the p47 was all business and this new offering from eflite is no different. Republic thunderbolt rp47b razorback for cfs3 aircraft. This is tom kohlers p47 modified for flight simulator x.
We are pleased to announce that fms has developed this fantastic p47 razorback with a. The p47d22 and later versions were factory mated with the hamilton standard hydromatic paddle blade sizepropeller with a 1 78 diameter. The p47d16, d20, d22 and d23 were similar to the p47d 15 with minor. Posted by doogs on january 28, 2012 february 19, 2012. P47d thunderbolt razorback plastic model airplane kit 1. Republics big heavyhitting p47 thunderbolt holds the distinction of being the most mass produced singleseat fighter aircraft in us history. Republic p47 thunderbolt razorback tp47g15cu doublebolt update p47d2ra of the 360 th fighter squadron, 356 th fighter group, 8 th air force, martlesham heath, uk 1943 update. A2a simulations p47 razorback iii representing p47c20ra 416271 hvk and 416271ww rat racer of the 61fs, 56th fg, from raf halesworth, england 19431944. Jerry johnson of the 56th fighter group p47d thunderbolt razorback named little paduzi of 19th fighter squadron, 318th fg. People who have bought the republic p47d thunderbolt razorback 148 have also bought. Famous fighters of the second world war, volume i, william green, 1967. Tamiya 148 scale republic p47d thunderbolt razorback assembly. Toll free ordering order status help gift certificates contact.
Closely inspect the fuselage, hatch, wing and stabilizer for damage. The republic p47 thunderbolt was a world war iiera fighter aircraft produced by the united states from 1941 through 1945. Posted by doogs on january 29, 2012 february 19, 2012. Internet modeler revell 148 p47d thunderbolt razorback. Fs20042 republic p47d thunderbolt 30 509th fighter squadron. It is great to see kinetic expanding the 124 scale thunderbolt family with this razorback variant. See more ideas about p 47 thunderbolt, ww2 aircraft and wwii. P47d1 thunderbolt 60 arf by hangar 9 electric rc groups. Despite its size and the number of options, the engineering of kinetics 124 scale p47d thunderbolt razorback is actually quite straightforward, ensuring that any modeller with a couple of kits under their belt should be able to manage this one without. After sanding off the raised panel lining i decided to order a scriber and. Both suffer from the same problem the razorbacks do so far as the propellers are concerned. The bubbletop p47d series was the first thunderbolt released by hasegawa in 1997. Those memories alone more than make up for the age of the kit and raised panel lines. I have a feeling the tamiya paints is suppose to show up tomorrow.
A documentary history of the republic p47, roger freeman, motorbooks, 1992. Republic p47d thunderbolt razorback, tamiya 61086 2002. Frank klibbe halesworth march 1944 olive drab, neutral grey. Vintage fighter series released their 124 scale p47d thunderbolt bubbletop back in 2008. The republic p47d thunderbolt, aircraft in profile, edward shacklady, doubleday, 1969. Before beginning the assembly of your p47d thunderbolt, remove each part from its bag for inspection. P47d thunderbolt razorback, revell 855261 2011 scalemates. Note on lithium polymer batteries lithium polymer batteries are.
P47 thunderbolt razorback, code lmc, serial 4225512 named penrod and sam 8 may 1944 p47 thunderbolt unv 4276249 flown by maj gerald r. Episode 2 of the 3 part video showing the assembly of tamiyas 148 scale republic p47d see the assembly of all the major components. Im hoping they will kit this thing in 2 it is among the best kits i have ever built. This is the 148 scale p47d thunderbolt razorback plastic model kit from revell. I figured since i have built the a10 thunderbolt ii, i might as well build the original thunderbolt and this should maybe, will see, i think hold me, and keep me occupied until friday july 10, 2015. The 416271ww is hvk retired to the war weary, ww, status and served as a monitoring plane for the 490th bomb group. This is the representation of p47d early production that was nicknamed razorback because of the shape of the upper part of the fuselage behind the. Introduction of the paddle blade prop enabled the thunderbolt amazing climbing and turning ability. The p47d23 its a early d model that have the razorback cockpit and it was widely used in europe. Not too difficult to assemble with the small amount of parts and accurate as monogram is known for. From humble beginnings it was an evolutionary path rather than design innovation that brought the.67 1157 1091 104 679 645 895 1259 1404 1468 507 467 434 1138 907 354 1244 613 318 774 1348 353 28 962 601 1466 366 410 822 217 1323