William M. Buttner Biography-6: Buttner's Famous P-47

Lt. William M. Buttner's 

P-47 Thunderbolt

William Buttner had the honor of inheriting P-47D #275510 originally flown by America’s top WW2 Ace, Francis Gabreski of the 56th Fighter Group. Lt Col Gabreski scored 10 of his 28 victories in this aircraft.

The Francis Grabreski / William Buttner P-47D (#275510) can be purchased as a Hobby Master 1:48 scale diecast model: