1/72 Fine Mold Mitshubishi Ka-14 :First fly predecessor of ZERO,
Fine Molds 1/72 , Mitshubishi Ka-14
Build from box with some added details in self-made painted with MRP paints.
He won some gold and silver bronze medals in competitions.
The Ka-14 was a significant milestone in Japanese aero-engineering, proving the all metal monocoque fuselage and cantilever wing over the IJN's previous biplane types, and of course developed into the Navy Type 96 Carrier Fighter A5M 'Claude' series which saw successful action during the Sino-Japanese war from 1937. It set the pattern for future IJN fighter doctrine in combining agility with speed.
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