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World War II
Discuss WWII and the era directly before and after the war from 1935-1949.
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1/48th P-47 Pilot
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 09:38 AM UTC
It's a little known fact that P-47 pilots had to have their trousers cut differently, in order to decrease the risk of chafing in the cockpit.
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Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 02:46 AM UTC
Quite puzzling

A P-47 pilot?

Does that exist? with other words, did every plane have its own outfit for the pilots? I did not know that the air force, and aircraft manufacturers were into fashion

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Posted: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 - 11:23 AM UTC
I will acquire one or more of these!
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Posted: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 10:33 AM UTC
Aeroline by Plus Model have added a standing P-47 pilot to their range of pilot figures. Mike Wood takes a look at this figure.

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