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  USAAF Republic P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt Fighter - Richard Kik, "Fearless Dick", 395th Fighter Squadron, 368th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force, June 1944 (1:48 Scale)
USAAF Republic P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt - Richard Kik, Fearless Dick, 395th Fighter Squadron, 368th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force, June 1944

Armour Collection USAAF Republic P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt - Richard Kik, 'Fearless Dick', 395th Fighter Squadron, 368th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force, June 1944




 
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Armour Collection B11E749 USAAF Republic P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt Fighter - Richard Kik, "Fearless Dick", 395th Fighter Squadron, 368th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force, June 1944 (1:48 Scale) "Why should we have a navy at all? There are no enemies for it to fight except apparently the Army Air Force."
- General Carl Spaatz, Commander of the US 8th Army Air Force, after WWII

Nicknamed the "Jug" for its bulky shape, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was considered a monster of a machine. Despite its size, the Thunderbolt proved to be a fast and maneuverable warbird able to hold its own in combat. In fact, when Allied pilots climbed aboard a P-47, they knew the were in control of a fighting machine with enormous power. More importantly, they knew that if their aircraft was hit but gunfire, they had an excellent chance of making it home.

Pictured here is a 1:48 scale replica of a P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt was flown by Richard Kik and nicknamed "Fearless Dick", which was attached to the 395th Fighter Squadron, 368th Fighter Group. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Wingspan: 10 inches
Length: 8.75 inches

Release Date: June 2008

Features
  • Diecast construction
  • Fixed lowered landing gear
  • Spinning propeller
  • Accurate markings and insignia

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