My dad´s next contribution to the Empire of Japan GB.
As far as I´ve read the Judy was Fine Molds first 1/48 release, dating back to 1993. So there are some fit issues. As you can see on the pics, the inner landing gear doors have atta[...]
I thought that I would do a quick 1 week build of a plane which impressed me the first time I read up on it – the D4Y Judy.
This Fujimi Kit C-16 is labelled as a D4Y1-C which, according to Google/Wiki, was the first D4Y variant to see combat deb[...]
Not a bad kit from a deceptively named company. Represents an aircraft of the 752nd. FG, 16th Chutai, Luzon, Phillipines, 1944.
I've build this kit a year ago.
The kit was not an easy build....... the instructions were in JAPANESE!
Painted with Tamiya acrylics IJN Green, IJN Grey, Yellow with a touch of red for IFF and lines on prop. The brown colour of the prop is Reve[...]
Fine Molds was begun as a sideline in the late 80s by a few guys working at Hasegawa. Since that time, the small company has produced some interesting and rare subject matter, and reproduced them all quite faithfully. I have never heard anyone s[...]