The Republic Thunderbolt Mk I in Commonwealth service

These profiles were created for the book Squadrons! No. 2 – The Republic Thunderbolt Mk I by Phil Listemann.  Five profiles were created for the book.

Thunderbolt Mk I FL848 was flown by F/O Edgar Wilson (RNZAF) of No 146 Squadron in India in September 1944.


Thunderbolt Mk I HD144 was assigned to No 73 Operational Training Unit based at Fayid in Egypt in the Autumn of 1944.


Finally, Thunderbolt Mk I HD133 of No 258 Squadron was flown by P/O Peter Stead from Arkonam, India, during the Autumn of 1944.

 

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