Period: from '50 to '90
Model Dim.: 27,5 cm
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak
1st Republic F-84F Thunderstreaks began service in the us Air Force round the center regarding the 1950’s. Differently from the previous F-84 Thunderjet, it had been characterised with a swept-wing and a strong Wright J-65 motor which brought it to a maximum speed of over 1,100 Km/h, beyond the sound barrier. The F84F equipped the bomber formations regarding the newly started NATO air forces throughout the very first stage of the Cold War. It absolutely was used, among others, by Italy, France, western Germany, holland, Greece and Turkey. The F-84F Thunderstreak was armed with 6 12.7 mm machine firearms and had a transport capability, at the hooking points below the wings, of over 2,700 kg of combat payload or else supplementary fuel tanks to extend its array of action. Inside Italian Military Air Force it was additionally used by the aerobatic team called the “Red Devils”, by the 6th brigade by the “Thundering Jets” of the 5th atmosphere brigade.
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