P-47 Thunderbolt 3D Printable Airplane RC Model

$ 69.99

 An amazingly detailed 3D printable RC model of the P-47 Thunderbolt with a wingspan of almost 1.6 meters at a scale of 1/8 is available, featuring details that can be found in plastic modeling and are not common in RC models

scale

1:8

wingspan

62In

/

160cm

Made of

102pcs

printed weight

99oz

/

2,75kg

total weight

123oz

/

3,5kg

The Product includes

  • STL files of RC model P-47 Thunderbolt in 1/8 scale
  • G-code of RC model P-47 Thunderbolt  in 1/8 scale optimized for 3D printers
  • Factory files with complete settings
  • Userguide for building in PDF format
  • Scale markings PDF format

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P47 Thunderbolt 3D Printable Airplane RC Model

An amazingly detailed 3D printable RC model of the P-47 Thunderbolt with a wingspan of almost 1.6 meters at a scale of 1/8 is available, featuring details that can be found in plastic modeling and are not common in RC models, such as machine gun replicas Browning Cal.50, a Pratt & Whitney R-2800 engine model, a 500 lb AN-M64 bomb with a suspension mechanism, and a finely crafted figurine of P-47 pilot Francis “Gabby” Gabreski, an ace in the P-47. When we add the superbly crafted decals to this, we get a gorgeous product that must delight the heart of any RC modeler.

Wingspan: 1570 mm
Length: 1390 mm
Weight: 3300 g

The product includes:

  • STL files for the 1/8 scale P-47 Thunderbolt RC model
  • G-code for the 1/8 scale P-47 Thunderbolt RC model optimized for 3D printers
  • 3MF file format for complete setup in PrusaSlicer
  • User manual for construction in PDF format
  • Scale markings in PDF format

History:

P-47 Thunderbolt was one of the most successful fighter aircraft of World War II and served in the ranks of the US Air Force throughout the war. It was designed and manufactured by Republic Aviation Corporation, which was located in the United States.

The P-47 was originally developed for high-altitude fighter operations and was intended to be able to reach up to 40,000 feet (about 12,000 meters). Its main armament consisted of eight .50 caliber (12.7 mm) machine guns and could carry up to five hundred pounds (226 kg) of bombs.

The P-47 Thunderbolt was a heavy aircraft, but also very robust and reliable. It had excellent maneuverability and could be used for both bombing operations and bomber escort.

The aircraft was deployed in many important operations during World War II. The most significant of these were operations in Europe, where the P-47 clashed with the best German aircraft, such as the Messerschmitt Bf 109 and Focke-Wulf Fw 190. Thanks to its powerful armament and speed, the P-47 was able to successfully defend and attack enemy aircraft.

Among the most notable pilots who flew the P-47 were Gabby Gabreski, who shot down 28 enemy aircraft, and Robert S. Johnson, who shot down 27 aircraft.

The P-47 Thunderbolt was also very successful in combat operations in the Pacific, where it faced Japanese aircraft. Although the P-47 was designed for high altitudes, it was able to adapt successfully to the combat conditions in the Pacific and served very successfully there.

Overall, more than 15,000 P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft were produced, and it was one of the most widely used aircraft of World War II. After the war, it was gradually replaced by more modern aircraft, but it remains one of the most significant aircraft in the history of the US Air Force.

Video showcase

The maiden flight of the 3D printed RC model of the 1/8 scale P-47 Thunderbolt

P-47 Thunderbolt 'No Guts No Glory' 3D printed RC Model by Bastlero

Creating a transparent canopy from a PET bottle for the P-47 by Bastlero

You also need

PLA filament for print model parts and FLEX filament for print tire


Super glue and Activator


2x Servoless Retractable System from HobbyKing.com Link


6X Metal Gear Micro Servos (Recommended Turnigy TGY-9018MG) Link


Screws diameter 4xM3/12mm 2xM3/25mm 1x M3/15mm Link