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01-31-2013, 11:22 PM
The F-84F was originally a swept-wing modification to the F-84E Thunderjet but the extensive changes required made the type an almost new design. The Thunderstreak was adaptable and durable. Although it was not considered a spectacular performer, it was an excellent cruising machine and it could out maneuver an F-86 Sabre at low altitude. Too late to join its sibling (the F-84E Thunderjet) in the Korean war, the Thunderstreak spent most of its service life during the Cold War. The F-84F was dependable in the service of the US Air Force and served with Air National Guard units until 1972. This print depicts an F-84F Thunderstreak of the Ohio ANG about to rendezvous with a KC-97 Stratotanker to refuel.

02-01-2013, 01:12 AM
Beautiful! I marvel at the detail. It looks like a photo.

02-01-2013, 05:27 AM
You nailed this one Mark.

02-01-2013, 05:59 AM
Nicely done again Mark.

02-01-2013, 06:46 AM
Faultless! Thanks for sharing

02-01-2013, 12:26 PM
This was an awesome piece of work on these two aircraft, Mark.

02-01-2013, 11:34 PM
What paper are you using Mark? I need to find my perfect paper for my style. So far, I haven't found it yet. I have several commissions but can't find the right paper.

02-03-2013, 08:32 PM
Than k you for the compliments and comments. For some reason I am not getting notification of replies to the thread. This piece was painted digitally.