Built before the start of the Japanese Empire GB, so really can't put it under that label. Completed in late 2019. Tams Betty which seems like a couple of year ago is over 20 years old now since being released in 1996.
I like to think I know a fair bit about WW2 aviation, but I didn't expect how massive the G4M1 was until the box arrived in the post. At a wingspan of 41.6cm, and a fuselage length of 51.8cm, this model dwarfs anything else I've made and [...]
I built this just cause I could. Finish is Commercial Aluminum overall, with MM enamel IJN Green and Brown for topside colours. The chipping is a fortuitous accident from removal of the masking tape. Kit is OOB with the exception of [...]
Tamiya kit done completely out of the box. Used Montex masks to paint all the markings and painted the starboard flap in camo to suggest that it was replaced with another from a broken down airframe. Finished in MM enamels and water [...]
Real icon of WWII, Betty was a long time on my list of must-do Japanese a/c. As she's big plane, I always opted for some smaller subjects, to be able to finish them more quickly. When I started building it, all went incredible easy and [...]
As always Tamiya is awesome this kit is smooooooth and fun love the detail and fit Built oob no need for AM parts
This one I've build a couple of years ago. Tamiya did a very great job on this one! It was a nice plane to build. Bought the Eduard mask for the canopy, blisters and tailgun parts but it was a PITA. They were thick and peeled of after [...]
"The One-shot Lighter" is a one of the name given by Allied pilots for Mitsubishi G4M Betty because of their tendency to explode or catch on fire from any slight damage to the wing fuel tanks after being hit .
Model built as [...]