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Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

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P-47C
RP01001

P-47D
RP01003

P-47D
RP01002

P-47N
RP7501

P-47N
RP7601

P-47N
RP7701

P-47N
RP7702

P-47N
RP7703

This high altitude escort fighter could out dive any a/c. It also gained a reputation as a low-level fighter-bomber during the latter stages of WWII. More than 15,600 of these a/c were built before production was terminated.

General:

Type: Fighter

Crew: 1

Seating: 1

First Flight:  6/May/1941

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

36' 1"

14' 2"

40' 9"

- lbs.

13,500 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

1

2300 hp

Pratt & Whitney R-2800

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

1100 miles

433 mph

260 mph

- ft/sec

42,000 ft

Armament:

8 x 0.50 cal machine guns; 10x5" rockets or 1,500 lbs. of bombs

 

 

 

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