VQ Models P-47D Tarheel (Hal Version) 48" Wingspan (EP)

Price: £84.95

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  • All Balsa and lite-ply construction
  • Fully covered in weathered detail
  • Platic Cowling
  • Control surfaces pre-hinged and installed
  • One piece wing for save time to install


  • Assembly instructions with stage-by-stage photos
  • Tail wheel assembly
  • Platic cowling
  • Wheels
  • Spinner
  • Fix gear
  • Decals and all hardware

Does not include: Radio, Motor, Glue, and Silicone Fuel Line


Wingspan:1220mm (48in)
Fuselage Length:1000mm (39.3in)
Weight (Ready to fly):1.5kg
Radio:4 channel / 4 servos
Electric Motor:Boost 25
Battery:3 cells - 11.1 V 2800 mAh

Aircraft History:

The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was one of the largest and heaviest fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single piston engine. It was heavily armed with eight .50-caliber machine guns, four per wing. When fully loaded, the P-47 weighed up to eight tons, and in the fighter-bomber ground-attack roles could carry five-inch rockets or a significant bomb load of 2,500 pounds; it could carry over half the payload of the B-17 bomber on long-range missions (although the B-17 had a far greater range). The P-47, based on the powerful Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp engine, was to be very effective as a short-to-medium range escort fighter in high-altitude air-to-air combat and, when unleashed as a fighter-bomber, proved especially adept at ground attack in both the World War II European and lt Pacific Theaters.

The P-47 was one of the main United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) fighters of lt World War II, and served with other Allied air forces, notably those of France, Britain, and Russia. Mexican and Brazilian squadrons fighting alongside the U.S. were equipped with the P-47.

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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 09 April, 2018.