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1:32 Dottie Mae (P-47D Thunderbolt) Limited Edition Eduard 'EduArt release' Catalogue # 11103 Available from Eduard and other good hobby retailers The P-47 Thunderbolt, designed by Russian expatriate Alexander Kartweli of Republic Aviation, and first flown in 1941 was quite an oddity among the sleek, lightweight fighters now possessed by both the Allied and Axis forces at that time. The ‘Jug’ as it became known, was the heaviest and largest single-engine fighter of its day, and with that came a price tag to match. Powered by the Pratt & Whitney R-2800 ‘Double Wasp’ engine,
Hello everyone. I just joined and would like to present my version of this kit: I plan to complete it in Gabreski's scheme from July 1944. I intend to add a lot of aftermarket to this big bird. As someone said, "Go big or go home." It is part of a year long buddy build on another forum. I added an Eduard external PE set, Qucikboost resin engine set, Quickboost resin gun tubes, MDC multimedia cockpit (resin and PE), Aires resin wheel bays, and BarracudaCast weighted resin main landing gear wheels. In hindsight, being what it is, this was a daunting task and it's taken
Here is another stalled project that I am resurrecting... Originally I was planning to do this as an article for MIM, but it didn't quite make it! So I have dragged it into work for my lunch time project... I will be using the Trumpeter kit and it will be finished as P-47D #42-226628, Rozzie Geth II/Miss Fire, Col. Fred J. Christensen, Jr., 62nd FS, 56th FG. The kit comes with these markings included but the art is incorrect as Trumpeter has the background white instead of yellow... So I will either applying an yellow coat to the kit decal, or just buy the new book from K