Here is my straight out of the box 1/48 Otaki Ki-44, kit decals and all. Working my way up to the nicer Hasegawa and Tamiya kits I have in my stash. Hope you enjoy and thank you for letting me share!
This great little kit is OOB bar me painting the main markings except for the tail flash and numbers.
Paints are Tamiya, Mr Hobby & Alclad.
This is a plane that I recently finished up.
It was built as part of our "Empire of Japan" group build. This build was started after a small cleaning accident occurred. I keep most of my stash model kits stored on wire rack [...]
Nakajima Ki-44 II Hei Shoki (Tojo)
Imperial Japanese Army, 1 Yasen Hoju Hikotai, Singapore, 1944
Pilot: Captain Ryotaro Jobo
This is my third build for the Empire of Japan group. Not a bad kit for being so old. What it lacks in the cockpit [...]
The Empire of Japan group build entries continue. After an army and two navy subjects now another one from the army.
Hasegawa kit oob, only added Eduard seatbelts, EZ line for the antenna wires and plastic rod pieces for the [...]
This is another kit from a while ago. I built it in 2014.
The subject this model represents is Ki-44 No. 4405, which was the 5th pre-production (prototype) aircraft, flown by Maj Toshio Sakagawa, commander of the 47th Dokuritsu Hiko [...]
ARII kit + FM Details Set (the full cockpit is made of resin + photo etched parts).
Not an easy build but happy with the final result.
Made a wooden base with an illustration of the denomination "Shoki the Demon Killer" Zong Kui [...]
This aircraft is from the Akeno Training Flight Division, Akeno Airfield, 1944. A very nice kit with no vices. When I started collecting info on this kit I noticed almost every build mentioned an over-lap of the of the wings near the wing [...]
Aircraft flown by Capt. Wakamatsu 85th Sentai Canton, China, summer 1944. Jaguar resin cockpit was the only aftermarket used. Additional detail to the engine in the form of wiring was done as well as brake lines. Reference for the color [...]
It's been a while since I have posted anything... I have been rather busy building several projects in the "Year of the Cat" GB, as well as the "Kasserine Pass" GB too.
So here is one that I built way back in the late [...]