Reviewed by Mick Evans
Mushroom's P-47D Thunderbolt "Bubbletop" Book
is available online from Squadron.com
This new publication from Mushroom Models Publications, 'Republic P-47
Thunderbolt Bubbletop', is in the compact B5 format and contains 128
pages packed with detail. The quality of paper, photographs and printing
The book covers almost the complete technical history of the late
production bubbletop canopy P-47.
A brief description of variants from the P-47D-25RE through to the final
P-47N is included.
The publication contains many photographs with the majority being
printed in colour. There are some very in detail walk around photographs
of many preserved aircraft. These will be of great benefit to the super
detailers as there are some very close photographs of the undercarriage,
undercarriage bays, engine and cockpit.
Many detailed 1/72 scale line drawings are included and even the weapons
and drop tanks are included in these drawings.
35 colour side profiles displaying different schemes worn by various
The nationalities include USAAF, RAF, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Cuba,
Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Iran, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru,
Portugal, Taiwan, Turkey, USSR, Venezuela and Yugoslavia. Overall this
is a very concise and complete reference for any modeler wanting to
build late model bubble top P47 Thunderbolt.
All Mushroom Model
Publications books are
available direct from
who now accept credit cards (Visa, MC, Amex, Switch)
distributors are Squadron/MMD, Australian distributors are Platypus
Publications. In Europe, the books are available from any good bookshop (via our
UK distributors, Orca). Contact MMP direct in case of difficulties.
Roger at Mushroom Model
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