REVISION : 2014-05





"SHORT STUFF" - Serial 42-26429



ABBREVIATIONS :

ASR
Air-Sea Rescue
KIA
Killed In Action
A/D
Air Depot
BG
Bomb Group
KIFA
Killed In Flying Accident
A/F
Air Field
BS
Bomb Squadron
KITA
Killed In Training Accident
AAA
Anti-Aircraft Artillery
ERS
Emergency Rescue Squadron
MIA
Missing In Action
ALG
Advanced Landing Ground
FG
Fighter Group
POW
Prisoner Of War
BR
Bridge
FS
Fighter Squadron
WIA
Wounded In Action
C/B
Coastal Battery
FW
Fighter Wing
DOW
Died Of Wounds
F/D
Fuel Dump
DOI
Died Of Injuries
G/B
Gun Batteries
ASN
Army Serial Number
RMC
Return to Military Control
L/G
Landing Ground
MACR
Missing Air Crew Report
RTD
Returned To Duty
M/D
Munitions Dump, Depot
DOR
Daily Operations Report
M/T
Motor Transport
IDPF
Individual Deceased Personnel File
CAVU
Clear Air, Visibility Unlimited
M/Y
Marshalling Yard
NMF
Natural Metal Finish (not Painted)
O/D
Oil Dump
W/W
War Weary
PSP
Pierced Steel Planking
R/B
Rail Bridge
USO
United Services Organizations
R/R
Railway

Colonne "Photo" / Column "Photo" :  
X : Serial lisible sur la dérive ou le fuselage / Serial readable on the tail or the fuselage
  § : Serial non lisible / Serial not readable
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P-47D-30-RA Serial 44-33247 - 406th Fighter Group / 513th Fighter Squadron - Pilote : Lt. Richard W. Orth
Source : Mr. Kent Stapleton


UNITES DE MESURE / UNITS OF MEASURE :

Mesures
Measures
Unités américaines
American units
Unités françaises
French units

P-47D-30-RA Serial 44-33152 - 362nd FG / 379th FS - Pilote : Lt. Brandon D. Nuttall
Source : Mr. Brandon C. Nuttall
Poids
Weight
1 pound (lb.)
0,453 kg
Longueur
Length
1 inch (in.)
0,0254 m
1 foot (ft.)
0,304 m
1 mile (mi.)
1,609 km
Capacité
Capacity
1 US gallon
3,785 l
Superficie
Surface
1 square foot
0,0929 m²
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PROFILS / PROFILES :


P-47D-23-RA - 78th Fighter Group / 82nd Fighter Squadron

P-47D-25-RE - 353rd Fighter Group / 350th Fighter Squadron
Pilote : Lt. Robert F. Unangst

P-47D-11-RE - 361st Fighter Group / 374th Fighter Squadron
Pilote : Lt. Vernon R. Richards

P-47D-4-RA - 348th Fighter Group / 341st Fighter Squadron
Pilote : Robert R. Rowland

P-47D-15-RE - 56th Fighter Group / 62nd Fighter Squadron
Pilotes : Joseph H. Powers, Billy G. Edens

P-47M-1-RE - 56th Fighter Group / 62nd Fighter Squadron
Pilote : Michael J. Quirk

P-47D-25-RE - 56th Fighter Group / 62nd Fighter Squadron
Pilote : David C. Schilling

P-47D-25-RE - Royal Air Force - No.134 Squadron

P-47D-30-RA - 358th Fighter Group / 366th Fighter Squadron
Pilote : "Ike" Davis

P-47D-10-RE - Force aérienne soviétique (VVS)

P-47N - Fuerza Aerea Boliviana

P-47D-22-RE - Royal Air Force - No.146 Squadron

P-47D-28-RE - 405th Fighter Group / 511th Fighter Squadron
Pilote : Larry A. Kuhl

P-47D-30-RA - Força Aérea Portuguesa

P-47D-25-RE - Royal Air Force - No.79 Squadron

P-47M-1-RE - 56th Fighter Group / 63rd Fighter Squadron
Pilote : Arthur T. Shupe
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LIENS / LINKS :

Terrains utilisés par l' U.S.A.A.F au Royaume Uni
Army Air Forces Stations in United Kingdom
Terrains sur le continent (ETO) du 6 juin 1944 au 8 mai 1945
Continental Airfields (ETO) from D-Day to V-E Day
Les grades dans l' U.S.A.F.
U.S.A.A.F. Rank Insignias
Système de coordonnées "Britannique Modifié" utilisé sur le théâtre d'opérations européen durant la seconde guerre mondiale
Modified British System of coordinates used on the European Theater of Operations
during the World War 2
Munition 12.7mm
Caliber .50 ammunition
Décorations américaines - U.S.A.A.F. - 2ème Guerre mondiale
Medals of America - USAAF - World War 2
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Michel Fix sur l'aile d'un P-47 du 371st Fighter Group à Tantonville/Y-1 - 1944
Source : Association "Espace de Mémoire Lorraine 1939-1945" - M. Michel Fix


National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)
Vibration surveys of the P-47-B rudder and fin-rudder assembly
Preliminary vibration and flutter studies on P-47 tail
Full-scale tunnel investigation of the pressure distribution
over the tail of the P-47B airplane
Determination of the effect of wing flexibility on lateral maneuverability and a comparison
of calculated rolling effectiveness with flight results
Full-scale wind-tunnel investigation of forward underslung cooling-air ducts
Measurements of flying qualities of an F-47D-30 airplane to determine
lateral and directional stability and control characteristics
Altitude-wind-tunnel investigation of performance of several propellers
on YP-47M airplane at high blade loadings
I - Aeroproducs H20C-162-X11M2 four-blade propeller
Altitude-wind-tunnel investigation of performance of several propellers
on YP-47M airplane at high blade loadings
II - Curtiss 838-1C2-18R1 four-blade propeller
Altitude-wind-tunnel investigation of performance of several propellers
on YP-47M airplane at high blade loadings
IV- Curtiss 732-1C2-0 four-blade propeller
Altitude-wind-tunnel investigation of performance of several propellers
on YP-47M airplane at high blade loadings
V- Curtiss 836-14C2-18R1 four-blade propeller
Altitude-wind-tunnel investigation of performance of several propellers
on YP-47M airplane at high blade loadings
VI- Hamilton Standard 6507A-2 four- and three-blade propellers
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Groupe de chasse II/4 "La Fayette" - Mengen (All.) - 1948
Source : M. Thierry Jousson


HOW TO FLY THE P-47
Pilot familiarization
HOW TO FLY THE P-47
Ground handling, take-off, normal flight and landing
HOW TO FLY THE P-47
High altitude flight and aerobatics
UNCRATING AND ASSEMBLY
OF THE P-47 THUNDERBOLT AIRPLANE

Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4
THE THUNDERBOLTS
"RAMROD" TO EMDEN!
"THUNDERBOLT" - W. Wyler / J. Sturges
57th FG en Corse - Mai 1944 / 57th FG in Corsica - May 1944
"Sur la piste d'Alto" - D. Costelle / I. Clarke
THE FIGHT FOR THE SKY
56th Fighter Group
Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3
Roquettes / Rockets
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VERRIERE / CANOPY :


Atterrissage forcé vers Nancy le 8 oct. 1944 - Pilote : Herman O. Parsons (50FG, 313FS)

Source : Mr. Howard Simon - 119th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion (Mobile)
"Razorback"
Jusqu'au P-47D-23-RA
Until P-47D-23-RA
"Bubbletop"
A partir du P-47D-25-RE
From the P-47D-25-RE
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CASSEROLE D'HELICE / PROPELLER HUB :


Atterrissage forcé vers Waville le 20 septembre 1944 - Pilote : John L. Locke (406FG, 512FS)
Source : Mrs. Connie Scott
Curtiss
Hamilton
Commande électrique
Electronic controlled
Commande hydraulique
Hydraulic controlled

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86th Fighter Group - 527th Fighter Squadron
Pilotes : Lt. Ed Brown "83" - Lt. Aldon J. LoCelso "74"
Source : Mrs. Dawn LoCelso
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