by Robert Ferrero
Tamiya's 1/48 scale P-47D Thunderbolt is available online from
When Tamiya announced the future release of a P-47D
Thunderbolt Razorback, I was just as skeptical as many HyperScale folks.
After all, I still have a couple unbuilt Hasegawa kits sitting in my "to
do" pile, so I told myself I could and would resist. Then a friend of
mine at a local shop called me over to the counter to check out the
contents of the box.
That's all she wrote!
Figuring that there would be a boatload of OD subjects being built, I
decided to go with an NMF version of the Razorback. I acquired a
recently released set of Eagle Strike decals that featured 3 aircraft
from the 362nd Fighter Group.
I chose to portray a P-47D-22 flown by Col. Morton Magoffin, C.O. of the
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