P-47D - 1st Brazilian Ftr Sq - Jambock - Brand New Olive Drab - S/N 42-26770 (update vs 2.2)

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P-47D - 1st Brazilian Ftr Sq - Jambock - Brand New Olive Drab - S/N 42-26770 (update vs 2.2)

P-47D - 1st Brazilian Ftr Sq - Jambock - Brand New Olive Drab - S/N 42-26770 (update vs 2.2)

Type - Skin
Auteur - Sydy
Date - 04.01.2021 21:12:25
P-47D - 1st Brazilian Ftr Sq - Jambock - Brand New Olive Drab - S/N 42-26770
(update vs 2.2 - Feb,15th New template, New Spinner, Reworked Cowling latches, several new details and cosmetics)
(update vs 2.0 - New template with wireframe, Chrome spinner and New Jambock Pilot included)
(update vs 1.3 - Chrome MG Covers, Jambock Pilot Included and cosmetics)
(update vs 1.2 - Covers all P-47D Models)

A bit of History:
The First Brazilian Fighter Group was created in 1943. The training was performed by the Forward Echelon in Florida, then as a Group in P-40s in Aguadulce, Panama, and Sulfolk, New York, flying P-47s. It had a Squadron size.
During the World War II , the Group was attached to the 350th Fighter Group in Italy as the 4th squadron (1944-1945). It was based initially in Tarquinia and later in Pisa. Due to low on replacements, the pilots extended the Tour of Duty until the war end.
"Jambock" was the callsign used by the Brazilian Fighter Group during the war and still is in used today (flying F-5EM and F-5FM). "Jambock" name has an Indonesian/South African origin (sjanbok or Sambok) and means "animal skin or wood whip". It was a kind of whip.

About this Livery:
The livery is a generic representation of the 1st Brazilian Squadron P-47s.The livery is a generic representation of the 1st Brazilian Squadron P-47s. Serial Number 42-26770 was used and it belonged to a Brazilian P-47D-25-RE that was reassigned to USAAF. It is clean conditions.

The Patch on the nose means:
- Ostrich - Brazilians can take and handle anything;
- Hat - The Brazilian Air Force Pilot;
- Shield - The Thunderbolt toughness and the Pilot protection;
- Blue and the 5 Stars - Brazilian Sky and the "South Cross constellation";
- Pistol - the Jug fire-power;
- Cloud - the airspace, "the pilot's floor";
- Red Background - the blood of the brazilians WIA and KIA;
- "Senta a Púa!" - Group Motto and means "Go for it!" in a "free translation";
Later, after the war, it was added a Flak Cloud to represent the enemy AAA.

How to install:
1st Option:
Extract the 1st Brazilian Ftr Sq-Jambock-Generic OD Brand New folder to your C:\Eagle Dynamics\DCS World OpenBeta\CoreMods\WWII Units\P-47D-30\Liveries\P-47D-30 folder.
Remember to double check your HD drive letter and DCS destination folder.

2nd Option
Extract the 1st Brazilian Ftr Sq-Jambock-Generic OD Brand New folder to your C:\Users\"YourUserNameHere"\Saved Games\DCS.openbeta\Liveries\P-47D-30 folder
If you don't have that folder, you may create it.
Remember to double check your HD drive letter and Saved Games destination folder.

Any feedback is well accepted.

All the best,

Sydy

Bibliography:
- Senta a Púa - Rui Moreira Lima
- Overnight Tapachula - Alberto Martin Torres
- FAB na Segunda Guerra Mundial - Luciano Monteiro. (Modelling book)
- Heróis do Céu - Legends by Rui Moreira Lima and Meira - Action Editora
- A História do 1 Grupo de Caça 1943-1945 - John W. Buyers
- The 350th Fighter Group - Schiffer
- Luiz Lopes Dornelles - Alessandria 26 Aprile 1945 - Francesco Carrer

Recommended video:
Jambock Documentary (very good English Closed Captions): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DTROkLVpM4
Last Jambock Lost in Italy home movie: https://youtu.be/Ojg-q4fao2I
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