1/33 Republic F-47D ( P47D ) Thunderbolt Wright-Patterson AFB Warning Aircraft Paper Model

1/33 Republic F-47D ( P47D ) Thunderbolt Wright-Patterson AFB Warning Aircraft Paper Model

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1/33 Republic F-47D ( P47D ) Thunderbolt Wright-Patterson AFB Warning Aircraft Paper Model

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1/33 Republic F-47D ( P47D ) Thunderbolt Wright-Patterson AFB Warning Aircraft Paper Model

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1/33 scale Republic F-47D (P47D)Thunderbolt WPAFB Warning Aircraft Paper Model

The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt gained its impressive reputation in Europe during the Second World War. Dubbed the Juggernaut, was able to take as much punishment as it gave out and bring its pilot safely home.
It was considered to be the "biggest, toughest and most dependable single engine Fighter of WW2".  Thunderbolt pilots flew with confidence behind the roar of a 2,000-horsepower radial engine and the devastating firepower of eight .50 caliber machine guns. The combination of strong reliable engine and heavy armament made the P-47 a feared ground-attack aircraft.
The Thunderbolt was generally considered by Military Commanders, as one of the top three American fighters, along with the P-51 Mustang and P-38 Lightning.
More P-47s were bult than any other fighter airplane (in the US).

45-49329  Republic F-47D-40-RA Thunderbolt

This F-47* (*post WW2 designation) served as a "Civilian Warning Aircraft" over the Wright Field Testing Area of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton Ohio sometime around 1948.  Since most civilian aircraft at that time were not equipped with Radios, this plane served to warn such aircraft away from the test area.


Paper Model contains 12 Pages including:
full colour Cover page,
historical information page,
3 pages diagram assembly instructions,
7 pages of Parts.

Over 200 parts including Fuselage and Wing formers.
Fully recessed and detailed Wheel Wells.
Fully detailed Landing Gear.
Complete detailed Cockpit.
Optional Clear or Printed canopies.
Detailed graphic textures, with realistic weathering and surface features.

Degree of Difficulty: 3/5.


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Manufacturer Dave Winfield
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