Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

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P-47 Thunderbolt
Republic P-47N Thunderbolt in flight.jpg
P-47N flyin ower the Pacific during Warld War II.
Role Fichter-bomber
Manufacturer Republic Aviation
Designer Alexander Kartveli
First flicht 6 Mey 1941
Introduction 1942
Retired 1966, Peruvian Air Force
Primar uisers Unitit States Airmy Air Forces
Ryal Air Force
French Air Force
Produced 1941-1945
Nummer biggit 15,660[1]
Unit cost
US$85,000 in 1945[2][nae in citation given]
Variants Republic XP-72

The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt wis ane o the lairgest an hiviest fechter aircraft in history tae be powered bi a single piston ingine.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Bull, 2004, p. 267.
  2. "Republic P-47 Thunderbolt." National Museum of the United States Air Force.