The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Find a Thunderbolt to visit!
Video "HUN HUNTER" take off
Video "HUN HUNTER" fly-by
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Flyable P-47D-40RE 45-49181 that resides at the Kalamazoo Air Zoo.  
Painted as LTC Francis Gabeski's last plane.
The painting of the B-17G in the background is part of a huge mural.
The Air Zoo features a 32- by 900-foot mural, the largest known indoor mural. Painted by
Rick Herter, a well-known and respected aviation artist, the mural tells the story of aviation
history from the first hot-air balloon ride and the Wright brothers’ inaugural flight to the
barnstormers of World War II and journeys into space.
Mural Statistics
• Size: 25,000 square feet – comparable to 3 football fields in length
• Time to complete: 6 months
• Paint: 400 gallons of oil paint
• Number of brushes: More than 200
Click this link to visit the Kalamazoo Air Zoo:
The Tennessee Museum of Aviation in Sevierville east of Knoxville has two flying
Their collection also includes General Jimmy Doolittle's Medal of Honor.
Visit their website at this link:
The Fighter Collection, Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridge, England
Flyable P-47G-10-CU 42-25068 - Currently in restoration.
Air Force Museum, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio
2 Thunderbolts on static display:
P-47D Razorback painted to appear as the Thunderbolt Col. Neel
Kearby flew on his last mission.
Col. Kearby named all of his aircraft Fiery Ginger after his
red-headed wife Virginia.
Recovered from the crash site and obtained by the museum, the
actual vertical fin of Fiery Ginger IV is also on display.

P-47D-40-RA (S/N 45-49167), built at the Republic plant in
Evansville, it was transferred to the Peruvian air force.
The aircraft later came to the museum in 1981. It is painted as the
P-47D-30 Five by Five flown by Col. Joseph Laughlin, commander
of the 362nd Fighter Group, 9th Air Force in early 1945.
Palm Springs Air Museum
Flying P-47
Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA

P-47D-2-RE 42-8205 "Big Stud" on static display.

The Museum of Flight also has many 368th FG items on display.
Yanks Air Museum, Chino, CA
Flyable YP-47M-1-RE 42-27385
Only 3 of these converted P-47D test aircraft were built as test
prototypes for the production P-47M
Lone Star Flight Museum, Galveston, TX
Flying P47D-40-RA 44-90368 "Tarheel Hal"
New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, CT
P-47D on static display in 65th FS, 57th FG paint.
Peterson AFB Air & Space Museum, Colorado Springs, CO
P-47N 44-89425 on static display
USAF Armament Museum, Eglin AFB, FL
P-47N 44-89320 on static display
Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX
P-47N on static display outside on parade field
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C.
American Airpower Museum, Republic Field, Farmingdale, NY
Flying P-47N