The Commemorative Air Force has just announced that they have selected the organization’s Southern California Wing in Camarillo, California as the new home for their Republic P-47N Thunderbolt 44-89136. The aircraft has been in storage for […]
By Tom Demerly for The Aviationist Special paint schemes on combat aircraft are common enough now that it is impossible to report on them all, but this beautiful F-16C (Block 30) from the 149th Fighter […]
The P-47 Thunderbolt was a massive fighter aircraft by WWII standards, but it excelled in combat none-the-less. It could carry a huge payload, and was used to great effect in the ground-attack role. Despite its […]
By Aviation Enthusiasts LLC Seventy-three years ago today, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt took flight for the first time. A single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber, the P-47 was one of the most successful fighters of all time. […]
STARS and STRIPES reported that on Saturday January18th, 2014 a group of 22 volunteers and WWII hobbyists excavated the wreck of an american P-47 Thunderbolt. Alexander Schneider, an amateur historian and metal detecting enthusiast, said he […]
This Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 from 1PM to 3PM, sit in the cockpit of the P-47 Thunderbolt at the Palm Springs Air Museum.
Paolo Franzini Reports: With exceptionally warm and sunny weather one does not normally associate with England, the 21st annual Flying Legends Air Show, staged by The Fighter Collection at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, […]
Record crowds attended the the Imperial War Museums’ 2013 Spring Air Show at RAF Duxford in the UK last week. Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the arrival of American forces during the Second World War.