This is a model that I have been wanting for many years. I have not included any of the history behind this aircraft.
Several years ago I read that ICM was going to someday be releasing a kit of this plane in 1/48 scale. Once I knew [...]
This is a model that I have been waiting for every since I first heard about it becoming a reality.
I pre ordered it from Squadron Mail Order when they announced it would be available for pre order purchase. The anticipation was great. [...]
Next Zero by my dad. Hasegawa kit oob, added Eduard seatbelts and EZ Line for the antenna wire. Painted with Gunze H59 IJN Green and Tamiya XF-12 JN Grey. The yellow wing leading edges are painted.
Build thread here
Last produced [...]
I’ve had this one in the stash for awhile and it was an older kit when I got it. That meant the decals were not of much use as they yellowed considerably. So I masked everything on this one.
I also used a trick from Tom Cleaver to get [...]
Tora! Tora! Tora! Eduard's 1/48 Mitsubishi A6M2 "Zero". Easily Eduard's most sublime kit to date.
Built Out of the Box.
National Insignia masked & painted.
Unit ID Bands masked & painted.
Wing walkway warnings masked [...]
FROM THE AUTHOR:
I would thank the group of "The 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor [..]" to invite me to do some of the group build.
The time frame was very tight. Aproxymately I had two an a half week to complete [...]
Finally I had the opportunity to join this fantastic GB with a Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero. As a matter of fact, Spiros @fiveten, invited me to join his already started thread with my Zero as well and do a combo build.
I was honored to receive [...]
This model represents one of the unarmed prototypes for the Mitsubishi J8M/Ki-200 Shusui (Sword Stroke). It was captured post war by the Americans and is the only surviving complete airframe and resides at the Planes of Fame museum in [...]
Presented for iModeler colleagues and friends, the Tamiya A6M5c Zero from 1983. Though the model is old, it is still quite good, in my opinion. After doing my N1K1 Shiden, I had an urge to do its contemporary, the late-war version of [...]