Friday, January 7, 2011

Republic P-47D Thunderboldt "RAZORBACK"

The P-47D was equipped with an R-2800-59 engine featuring a water injection system, and could generate up to 2300hp in emergency combat scenario. The first versions were caller "Razorback", because of their sharp-edge dorsal fin running from the canopy to the upper fuselage.

The P-47D was equipped with eight 12.7mm machine-guns, this prototype was able to reach 633km/h. the P-47 came to be used for accompanied the bombers and ground attack missions because of its robustness and its 1ton payload capacity.

The Kit used was ARII Plastic Model 1/48 scale.

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