61-0132 F-105D-20-RE "Hanoi Special"
Model depicts 61-0132 when flown by 1Lt. David Waldop who named it "Hanoi Special". On 23
August 1967, 1Lt. David Waldrop claimed two Mig 17 kills. After thorough investigation, he was
only credited with one Mig 17 kill.
61-0132 was lost on 14 May 1968. Still flying with the 388 TFW, 34 TFS flown by Maj. S. Bass,
collided with flight leader during an attack mission. Major Bass was KIA.
This is a Precise Desktop Display Model (Factory Display Model) made for Republic Aviation for
promotional purposes.
Stripped, sanded and refinished. Wing tanks and weapons are from a Momogram 1/48 scale kit.
Decals are Super Scale. Model finished with Model Master enamels.
1/50 Scale Precise
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388 TFW, 34 TFS, Korat RTAFB, 1967
What it looked like when I got it.