Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

Fighter / Fighter Bomber

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Turkish Air Force 7021 DE-21 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt is a single-engine single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Republic Aviation Corporation.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-2800-59W Double Wasp
Engine Power1864 kW2500 hp
Speed696 km/h376 kts
  433 mph
Service Ceiling12.802 m42.000 ft
Range765 km413 NM
475 mi.
Empty Weight4.513 kg9.950 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight7.938 kg17.500 lbs
Wing Span12,43 m40 ft 9 in
Wing Area27,9 m300 ft
Length11,02 m36 ft 2 in
Height4,47 m14 ft 8 in
First Flight06.05.1941
Production Statusout of production
Total Production15686
ICAO CodeP47
Data for (Version)Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
VariantsP-47B, P-47C, P-47D, P-47G, P-47M, P-47N

[Photo-ID: 12465] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, , NX14519, c/n 345, Karsten Palt, 2016Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
Reg.: NX14519
c/n: 345
 
former Bolivia AF P-47
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 12466] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, , NX14519, c/n 345, Karsten Palt, 2016Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
Reg.: NX14519
c/n: 345
 
former Bolivia AF P-47
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 12467] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, , NX14519, c/n 345, Karsten Palt, 2016Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
Reg.: NX14519
c/n: 345
 
former Bolivia AF P-47
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 6322] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, , NX3152D, c/n 399-55885, Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
Reg.: NX3152D
c/n: 399-55885
 
ex USAAF 45-49346
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 12386] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, Flying Heritage Collection, NX7159Z, c/n 399-55945, Karsten Palt, 2016Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
Flying Heritage Collection
Reg.: NX7159Z
c/n: 399-55945
 
Flying Heritage Collection [Everett, WA]
[Photo-ID: 12387] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, Flying Heritage Collection, NX7159Z, c/n 399-55945, Karsten Palt, 2016Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
Flying Heritage Collection
Reg.: NX7159Z
c/n: 399-55945
 
Flying Heritage Collection [Everett, WA]
[Photo-ID: 7625] Karsten Palt 2013-08-16
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, Turkish Air Force, 7021, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
Turkish Air Force
Reg.: 7021
 
Turkish Air Force Museum [Yesilkoy, Istanbul]
[Photo-ID: 7626] Karsten Palt 2013-08-16
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, Turkish Air Force, 7021, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
Turkish Air Force
Reg.: 7021
 
Turkish Air Force Museum [Yesilkoy, Istanbul]
[Photo-ID: 10344] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), 44-32691, c/n 399-53655, Karsten Palt, 2014Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Reg.: 44-32691
c/n: 399-53655
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 10345] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), 44-32691, c/n 399-53655, Karsten Palt, 2014Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Reg.: 44-32691
c/n: 399-53655
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 1161] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, Yugloslav Air Force, 13064, c/n 399-55834, Karsten Palt, 2008Republic
P-47D Thunderbolt
Yugloslav Air Force
Reg.: 13064
c/n: 399-55834
 
ex USAF 45-49295, RAF KL216
Royal Air Force Museum [London-Hendon]
[Photo-ID: 5471] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Republic P-47D-15-RA, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), 42-23278, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
P-47D-15-RA
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Reg.: 42-23278
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 1166] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Republic P-47D-30-RA Thunderbolt, , 226413, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2008Republic
P-47D-30-RA Thunderbolt
Reg.: 226413
 
ex Peru AF FAP 119, USAAF 226413
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 5472] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Republic P-47D-40, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), 45-49167, c/n 399-55706, Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
P-47D-40
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Reg.: 45-49167
c/n: 399-55706
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 6113] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Republic P-47G Thunderbolt, , NX3395G, c/n 42-25254, Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
P-47G Thunderbolt
Reg.: NX3395G
c/n: 42-25254
 
in US Army Air Forces markings as 42-25254, flyable
Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6365] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Republic YP-47M-1 Thunderbolt, , N27385, c/n 93F-12000, Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
YP-47M-1 Thunderbolt
Reg.: N27385
c/n: 93F-12000
 
ex USAAF 42-27385
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]