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Nexa P-47 Thunderbolt "Touch of Texas" 1500mm (59") Wingspan - ARF

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P-47 Razorback "Touch of Texas" 1500mm (59") Wingspan - ARF from Nexa - NXA1001-001

The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was a World War II-era fighter-bomber aircraft produced by the United States. Renowned as a hardy and versatile machine, the P-47 could carry up to 2,500 pounds of external ordnance in addition to its eight .50 caliber machine guns. Propelled by the stalwart R-2800 Double Wasp engine that also powered the F4U Corsair, F7F Tigercat, and many other aircraft, the P-47 was one of the fastest and heaviest single engine fighters of the war, seeing service in all theaters of the war as a bomber escort, reliable ground attack platform, and lethal dogfighter.

We are proud to announce Nexa, our newest brand for quality balsa aircraft with the P-47 Thunderbolt "Touch of Texas", piloted in World War II by Captain Charles Mohrle of the 510th Fighter Squadron, 405th Fighter Group, circa 1944.

The Nexa P-47 is a .46 – .55 size electric or gas option scale series warbird with a 1500mm wingspan, constructed primarily from balsa wood and covered with a fuel-resistant covering. This ARF requires assembly and installation of your choice of servos and power system, and includes flaps, painted pilot, machine gun, antenna and other scale details. The large battery hatch affords ample room for either electric or gas setups. To complete the scale appeal of this beautiful Razorback, the model includes electric retracts and scale struts. Impress at your flying field with this iconic stunner!

Visit the Official Nexa P-47 Thunderbolt 1500mm ARF Discussion Thread on for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Fully Covered and Detailed

Fully Covered and Detailed

The Nexa P-47B comes fully covered in the "Touch of Texas" livery including simulated panel lines, rivets, nomenclature and weathering detail.

Scale Details Throughout

There is no shortage of scale details with this P-47 including functional flaps, antenna, machine guns, painted pilot, electric retracts and metal main struts.

Scale Details Throughout
Prehinged and Installed Control Surfaces

Prehinged and Installed Control Surfaces

All control surfaces come out of the box fully prehinged and installed for your convenience.

Center-Mounted Bomb and Wing Pylons

To add to the array of scale detail, the Nexa P-47 includes a center-mounted bomb and wing pylons.

Center-Mounted Bomb and Wing Pylons


  • Attractive "Touch of Texas" livery flown by Captain Charles Mohrle of the 510th Fighter Squadron, 405th Fighter Group, circa 1944
  • Complete Balsa and lite-ply construction for rigidity and durability
  • Covered from tip to tail in scale details including weathering, printed simulated panel lines and rivets
  • Fiberglass cowling for strength and durability
  • The hand-painted pilot is ready for your added cockpit details
  • Center-mounted bomb and wing-mounted pylons for added scale detail
  • All control surfaces come out of the box pre-hinged and installed for convenience
  • Flaps, antenna, guns and more complete the fantastic scale appeal
  • Large battery hatch allows for your chosen electric or gas setup


  • Nexa P-47 Thunderbolt "Touch of Texas" 1500mm (59") Wingspan - ARF
  • Electric retracts, wheels and struts
  • Fuel tank, hardware and servo trays


Gas Requires:

Customer Note

Nexa ARF models are constructed out of balsa wood and plywood. These are not foam models. The assembly of balsa wood ARF aircraft requires basic model building skills including the installation of servos, ESC, and motor (or gas engine).

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 14 and up
SKILL LEVEL : intermediate
BUILD TIME : 6+ hours

Model Scale



1500mm / 59in


1215mm /47.8in


3200g / 112.87oz

CG (Center of Gravity)

Refer to the manual

Power System

.50 size brushless outrunner motor for electric or 2-stroke for gas (required)

Electronic Speed Control

85A (required)

Propeller / EDF

12x8 2-blade for electric or 11x7 2-blade for gas (required)


  • 4x 17g standard servos for ailerons and flaps - HRC6005-020
  • 2x 45g standard servos for elevator and rudder - HRC6005-015

Landing Gear

Electric retractable (included)

Required Battery

4 Cell 14.8V 4500 - 5000mAh LiPo batteries (required)

Required Radio

7+ Channel (required)











Hinge Type



Balsa and light plywood

Skill Level


Build Time

6+ Hours

Recommended Environment


Product Spare Parts

Nexa Main Retract (1 Pc) NXA6015-001
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