1/72 Academy P-47

Gallery Article by Kees Kuyper on Apr 6 2011

What if ARC Air would sponsor a Republic Thunderbolt for the Reno Air Races?
Would it look like this?

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The 1:72 Academy kit is a very good.  I used Humbrol paints, for this one no 48 midblue (gloss) and 15 dark blue and yellow and orange.  

A spinner was added and old rub off letters and decals from previous planes
Kees Kuyper

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Photos and text by Kees Kuyper