1/48 Nishikisuisen Rufe 61017

1/48 Nishikisuisen Rufe 61017

Brand: Bill and Walt's

FEATURES: Detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.Single engine, single seat, Japanese Navy seaplane fighter.Period of Service: Imperial Japanese N ...Read more

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FEATURES: Detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.
Single engine, single seat, Japanese Navy seaplane fighter.
Period of Service: Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) 1942-1945.
Nakajima Sakae 14 cylinder radial engine; large central float with small outriggers on wings; (2) 7.7mm and (2) 20mm machine guns.
Markings included for 5 different aircraft.
Appx. 60 parts in light grey and clear with recessed panel lines.
Detailed Sakae engine and cowling, main float and outriggers.
Standing and seated pilot figures.
Cockpit detail: seat, cockpit tub, rear bulkhead, sidewalls, and decal for instrument faces.
Beaching dolly for moving aircraft on land included.

MARKING OPTIONS:  Single sheet of decals contains aircraft code letters, serial numbers national insignia, stencils, and cockpit instruments for five aircraft:
1: 11th Air Flotilla, Sept-Nov 1942, Shortland Island in the Solomons.
2: Yokosuka Air Fleet, Flight Test Dept, Air Technical Inst. 1942-43.
3: 5th Air Fleet, Aug-Nov 1942, Kiska Island, The Aleutians.
Aircraft 1, 2 & 3 Overall IJN Light Grey with Black cowl.
4: 452nd Air Fleet, Feb 1943, Shumushu Island, North Kuril.
5: 36th Air Fleet, June-Nov 1942, Balikpapan Aquatic Base, Borneo.
Aircraft 4 & 5 Top Surfaces: IJN Dark Green.
Bottom Surfaces: IJN Light Grey.  Cowling: Black.
NOTE: Kit includes 8x10 side views in color to help with painting.
Additional paints Required:
Flat Colors: Black, Green, Dark Brown, Flesh, White, Light Brown, Rust, Light Grey, Dark Grey.
Gloss Colors: Silver, White, Blue-Green, Gun Metal.

REQUIRES: Assembly
Hobby Knife
Liquid Plastic Cement
White Glue
CA or Tube Type (thick) Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and Accessories

SPECS: Scale: 1/48
Wingspan: 9-3/4"
Length (nose of float to tip of tail): 8-1/4"

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