Scale Aviator International Magazine Issue 3 - Page 47

hThis view from the top of the wing before covering hThe landing light in the down or operating position. shows the landing light retracted. One small servo actu- The P-47 only had one landing light under the left wing ates the light when the flaps are deployed. and just behind the main gear on this version. hThis view from the underside of the wing shows the landing light retracted. One small servo actuates the light when the flaps are deployed. iA clear view of the landing gear doors closed and the relationship of the landing light. On later models the light was moved outboard of the landing gear. hThe gear down and see the arm that actuates the inner gear doors. Unlike a P-51, the inner gear doors stay open the entire time the gear is down. iThe wing finished, painted and riveted with the wingtip light installed. The lens were made over a mold and heated carefully until the plastic formed. 47