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Republic Seabee: The Delightful Flying Boat Sports Plane With a Touch of Thunderbolt DNA
Republic Seabee: The Delightful Flying Boat Sports Plane With a Touch of Thunderbolt DNA

22 Aug 2022, 20:04 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / From the makers of the Thunderbolt and the Warthog, this is the RC-3 Seabee. The plucky little sports flying boat with fighter plane DNA hidden inside.

 
Republic P-43 Lancer: The P-47 Thunderbolt's Pipsqueak Little Cousin
Republic P-43 Lancer: The P-47 Thunderbolt's Pipsqueak Little Cousin

31 Jul 2022, 04:32 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Even the P-47, fast, durable, and deadly as it was, routinely overshadows the airplane that, in many ways, gave it life.

 
Meet the Seversky P-35"Babybolt," The P-47s Long Forgotten Ancestor
Meet the Seversky P-35"Babybolt," The P-47s Long Forgotten Ancestor

31 Dec 2021, 21:34 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The typical on and off aviation fan may not know about the P-47 or the company that built it was its existence before its introduction

 
Republic Thunderscreech: Part Prop-Jet Interceptor, Part Infernal Noise Machine
Republic Thunderscreech: Part Prop-Jet Interceptor, Part Infernal Noise Machine

3 Dec 2021, 20:55 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The airframe of the Thunderscreech was reinforced to withstand a jet that could break the sound barrier in a screaming power-dive, with emphasis on screaming.