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1/72 War Bird Collection No.70 (ITEM 60770)

Overall length: 153mm

(Pictures shows fully painted and assembled model)


Introducing the 1/72 Scale Republic P-47D Thunderbolt "Bubbletop"
About the P-47D Thunderbolt: One of the most famous planes of WWII, the P-47D Thunderbolt was an outstanding single seat fighter plane excelling in high-altitude bomber escort and low-altitude ground attack. The P-47D featured a turbo-supercharged engine and was active on both the European and Pacific fronts. To solve the problem of insufficient visibility of earlier models, later Thunderbolt models were redesigned with a transparent bubble canopy, leading to the birth of the "Bubbletop". Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
About the Model: Following the successful release of the P-47D "Razorback", Tamiya now introduces its successor, the "Bubbletop" to the 1/72 scale War Bird Collection. At just 153mm it is the perfect size for collecting Fuselage and canopy designed with all new parts to accurately represent bulky size Loads of accessories including 500 pound bombs and M10 rocket launchers Decals for 2 types of markings, including the 8th Air Force, 78th Fighter Group.

P-47D "Razorback" Now On Sale (click on image to see article)

1/72 Scale Republic P-47D Thunderbolt "Razorback" ITEM 60769

The P-47 Thunderbolt stood alongside the P-51 Mustang as the main fighters of the US Army Air Force during WWII. Early production models were nicknamed "Razorback" due to the shape of the upper fuselage behind the cockpit. The P-47D was a high-speed, high-altitude fighter that successfully escorted many allied bombers on air raids over Germany.

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