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THUNDERBOLT/44-32798

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt 44-32798 WRG#: 0021677

Serial #: 44-32798
Construction #: ??
Civil Registration:
  N987R
  Model(s):
  P-47D-30RA Thunderbolt
Name: None
Status: Displayed
Last info: 2014

History:
Built by Republic Aircraft, Evansville, IN, 1944.
Delivered to USAAF as 44-32798.
- BOC: November 12, 1944.
- SOC: April 1949.
- Served with: -- 413th FG/1st AF at Bluenthal Army Air Field, NC, December 1944.
-- 120th AAF Base Unit, Richmond AAF, VA, March 1945.
--- Modified to TP-47D configuration.
-- 477th BG at Godman AAF, KY, August 1945.
-- 4185th AAF Base Unit/Air Material Command, Independance AAF, IN, January 1946.
--- Stored.
-- 4137th AAF Base Unit, Tinker AAF, OK, July 1947.
--- Stored.
Transferred to Venezualan AF, 1947.
History 1947-1999 unknown.
Cornerstone Aircraft Parts, Cooper City, FL, June 29, 1999-2002.
- Registered as N987R.
Hill Aerospace Museum, UT, November 2003-2014.
- Owned by The Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah.
- Displayed.

Source(s):
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
USAF Photo

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