1/33 scale Republic P47D Razorback Thunderbolt War Eagle / Snafu
Originally 42-74742 Republic P-47D-6-RE Thunderbolt “War Eagle”, flown by Captain Julius Maxwell…of the Duxford Eagles, 84th Fighter Squadron (78th Fighter Group USAAF) flying from Duxford England in 1944…a veteran of over 130 missions with 2 1/2 kills.
P-47D 42-74742 WZ-O, was later renamed “Snafu”, WZ-D, while flown by Lt. Severino B. Calderon (another 90 missions).
In December of 1944, whilst on loan to another pilot, Lt Earl Stier, 42-74742 was damaged beyond repair in a crash landing.
Another restored P47 flies today as a recreation of 42-7472 painted in the original “War Eagle/Snafu” paint scheme, however it also displays D-Day Invasion stripes.
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.