P-47D-1-RE ''Miss Plainfield''

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Stathis
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P-47D-1-RE ''Miss Plainfield''

Post by Stathis » 20 Feb 2015 23:40

Hello.

I built this P-47 in 1/48, a Tamiya kit. The pilot of this plane was mr. Spiros Pisanos, a Greek who went to USA and flew for the USAF.
He still live today in San Diego. Here you can find some info for him: http://imansolas.freeservers.com/Aces/P ... glish.html
The owner of that web page, mr Mansolas, helped me a lot in this build.
Here are the photos of my P-47.

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Marcus
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Re: P-47D-1-RE ''Miss Plainfield''

Post by Marcus » 22 Feb 2015 10:07

:welcome:

Very nice work, thanks for sharing it here.

/Marcus

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Re: P-47D-1-RE ''Miss Plainfield''

Post by Topspeed » 18 Mar 2015 20:14

Awesome detailed cockpit.

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Re: P-47D-1-RE ''Miss Plainfield''

Post by durb » 19 Mar 2015 16:44

Very nice P-47 Razorback with very interesting background history. Maybe the most important Allied fighter plane during the critical months of late 1943/early 1944 over Western Europe - P-47 Razorback pilots actually achieved Allied air superiority at the skies of Northwestern Europe before the Normandy invasion and well before the more famous "bubbletobs" P-47 and P-51 D appeared. I think that "Razorback" deserves more historical attention as a decisive air superiority fighter.

The same pilot seems to have flown also P-51 B - underestimated early Mustang which has remained in the shadow of P-51 D. I wonder if someone can recommend a good P-51B kit of 1:72 scale and I wonder if the decals of early 1944 of this same pilot (or someone equally interesting of 8th USAAF) are available for that?

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Re: P-47D-1-RE ''Miss Plainfield''

Post by Topspeed » 21 Mar 2015 11:16

Wasn't the Mossie most important ?

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Re: P-47D-1-RE ''Miss Plainfield''

Post by Marcus » 11 Apr 2015 12:08

This build was featured on our Facebook page today.

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Re: P-47D-1-RE ''Miss Plainfield''

Post by Stathis » 23 Apr 2016 14:56

Thank you for your kind words! I will try more to build nice models. This one got commended at IPMS Hellas contest on October 2015.
I am also sorry for posting in this thread more than a year since the last post.
Thank you all again!

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Re: P-47D-1-RE ''Miss Plainfield''

Post by Christoffer » 25 Oct 2016 10:36

Lovely build quality on the P-47. I have been interested in these custom build planes for a while now, especially the P-47 plane, I decided to buy an R/C model of P-47 so I could first get familiar with the mechanics. I browsed the Internet and found a cool P-47 at http://www.thehobbyworx.com/rc-planes/w ... s-arf.html , Will make some changes and post the pictures soon. So keep an eye on this space.

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