Aeroplane Monthly 1978-11
B.Burrell - Digging for thunder
Lt Belt in the cockpit of his ill-fated Thunderbolt.
Lt Dwight G. Belt at Duxford, in front of his chequer-cowled P-47.
Some of the remains of P-47D Thunderbolt 42-25690 ready for transportation to the headquarters of the Essex Historical Aircraft Society.
Left, the tailwheel prior to cleaning. Both tyre and inner tube were perfectly preserved.
Right, the tailwheel leg and axle after restoration.