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Nichimo 1:48 Scale, Nakajima Ki-431c, “Hayabusa” (Oscar)

by Frederick J Seitz III on January 24, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Another “Oldie but Goodie”, Nichimo’s “Oscar” is one of the best, if not THE best model of this important Japanese fighter, in any scale. But that’s my opinion. Model went together beautifully, with very little needed attention to seams. It […]

Otaki 1/48 Ki43 “Oscar”

by Joe Caputo on November 28, 2015 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Another “whiffie” racer…..these old kits are FUN. and inexpensive. I added a “modern” pilot, cleaned up the the fuselage, and clipped the wings. Looks very lightweight and fragile. The stripes are painted over decals, copied from a Hasegawa 1/72 B-47. […]

Hasegawa 1:32 Nakajima Ki-43-III koh Hayabusa

by Ulrich Schütt on September 13, 2014 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Finished this one last week. Waited all week for the sun to shine so I could take some photographs. The kit is Hasegawa’s 1:32 scale Ki-43-II Hayabusa that I converted into a Ki-43-III koh. Modified the airscoop with putty, scratchbuilt […]