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Pilot Projects – May 2022

P-47D Thunderbolt
P-47D Thunderbolt Ricardo Mialdea, Puertollano, Ciudad Real, Spain This 1/5-scale, 85-inch-span warbird is built from a Top Flite Gold Edition kit. Ricardo and his building partner, 21-time Spanish champion Andrés Leoni, chose to replicate Major William Dunham’s “Bonnie” P-47D of the 348th Fighter Group. The model has fiberglass covering and is powered by a DLE-55 turning a Xoar 23x10 prop. Its scale details include a painted cockpit, dummy rotary engine, Warbird Pilots figure, and Robart...


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