This is the Tamiya 1/72 Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero.
Here are mine:
1/72 Hasegawa Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien "Tony"
1/72 Academy Consolidated PBY-4 Catalina
Revell 1/72 PT-109 Elco torpedo boat
1/48 Tamiya Nakajima A6M-2N "Rufe"
1/48 Tamiya Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate "Frank"
Another obscure kit from the cheap seats. I found this in a hobby shop which sells older kits.
Lodela's/Revell 1/72 Nakajima Rufe, the kit date backs to the late seventies and it's supposed to be Frog molds. A very basic kit, more basic then t[...]
With Louis Gardner's article series on Japanese aircraft colors ramping up ( I thought I'd deliver my take on the early war Mitsubishi A6M2.
Hasegawa's Zero has been around for 25 years now, and it is still a very nice kit. It comes together [...]
Japanese A6M Zero Colors.......... Part 1
I recently posted a similar article to this one about WW2 Japanese Aviation colors. It was not completely prepared so I removed the original posting. This is along the same line as my original inte[...]
The final years of war were troublesome to the Japanese industry.
The initial production of the famous Zero were up to the highest standards,to the point pilots rather be flying one of the old fighters due to its superior operational readiness [...]
I admire the courage of those man, both sides! I´m building the warbirds of the Pacific Theater of Operations. This is second one! My first was a F4u - Corsair
New on the hobbie, with a little help I get there!
Hello from Brazil (Brasil for us)!
My last project, painted Hinomaru insignias and colored belts/stripes, pitot tubes added with hipodermic needles and wire. Little nice kits but it took me longer than expected to finish these up, too many things to mask, Deck section has 5 wood [...]
My last completed build for 2018. FineMold's example of the late war Zeke. I'll have to get around to building one of Tamiya's 1:72 A6Ms to do a fair assessment of FineMold's offering. Fit was very good, detail very fine, but lacking in some mi[...]
I was quite dissapointed when I opened this kit. Not many parts, not too much details, it seemed like underestimated myself. But, I had to add at least one Japanese WWII aircraft to my collection, and I did not expect too much from $20 kit. Stil[...]