The Republic Aviation Corporation was an American aircraft manufacturer based in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. Originally known as the Seversky Aircraft Company, the company was responsible for the design and production of many important military aircraft, including its most famous products: World War II's P-47 Thunderbolt fighter, the F-84 Thunderjet and F-105 Thunderchief jet fighters, as well as the A-10 Thunderbolt II close-support aircraft.
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... Republic Airport was developed by Sherman Fairchild as the Fairchild Flying Field in East Farmingdale on Long Island, NY in late 1927 as his flying field and airplane factory on Motor Avenue in South Farmingdale ... Aircraft moved there in January 1935 from College Point in Queens, and became Republic Aviation in 1939 ... Republic built more than 9,000 P-47 Thunderbolts in Farmingdale during World War II and expanded Republic Field, erected three hangars and a control tower and lengthened and ...
... Seversky XP-41 (1939) single-engine single-seat propeller fighter aircraft Republic P-43 Lancer (1940) single-engine single-seat propeller fighter aircraft Republic P-44 ... Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (1941) single-engine single-seat propeller fighter ... Republic XP-69 (1943) proposal for a single-engine single-seat propeller fighter, with an aft-mounted radial driving counter-rotating propellers via an extension shaft ...
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“Who is this Renaissance? Where did he come from? Who gave him permission to cram the Republic with his execrable daubs?”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)