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ID: 0029952 - [] German P-47D is wrong P-47D model

The German P-47D currently in game is an unknown model with a bubble canopy. The first batches of the P-47D's to feature this new bubble canopy were Farmingdale's P-47D-25-RE and Evansville's P-47D-26-RA. The issue is that the German P-47D in game is not representative of the P-47D's operated by Versuchsverband Ob.d.L. & KG 200




The Luftwaffe operated two P-47D's that I am aware of


P-47D-2-RA "Beetle" (42-22490) with a Luftwaffe side code of T9+FK {also had the US side code of YF+U retained for a little while for propaganda films)


P-47D-15-RE (42-75971) with a Luftwaffe side code of T9+LK [the book has a typo listing it as a -11, the serial number matches the -15 production block]


The D-2-RA and D-15-RE were razorback P-47D's with the framed canopy


From books


War photos







  • Strangers in a Strange Land by Hans-Heiri Stapfer
  • KG 200: The Luftwaffe's Most Secret Unit by Geoffrey J Thomas and Berry Ketley
  • (Squadron Signal Publications no 67) P-47 Thunderbolt in Action by Larry Davis


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Thank you for the report, this has been forwarded to the devs for review :good: 


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