Aircraft Photo of KL216 | Republic P-47D Thunderbolt | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #59920
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:KL216
Other Marks:RS-L
Aircraft Original Type:Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Aircraft Generic Type:Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Aircraft Version:Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
C/n (msn):399-55834
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Hendon (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Collection:RAF Museum Hendon / London
 
Photo Date:28 December 2012
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 59920
Photo Comment

Built in 1945 in Evansville, Indiana and delivered to the USAAF as 45-49295. Under the terms of the Mutual Assstance Pact she was flown in 1951 to Yugoslavia and subsequently served with the Yugoslav AF as 13064. She never flew with the RAF but is displayed in South East Asia Command markings of No. 30 Sqdn, which operated Thunderbolts between July 1944 and June 1946, when it re-equipped with Tempests.

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