This is a 1/48 J2M3 Type 21 Raiden "Jack" Airplane from Tamiya.FEATURES: Detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.Service History: IJN; 1944-45; int ...Read more
This is a 1/48 J2M3 Type 21 Raiden "Jack" Airplane from Tamiya.
FEATURES: Detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.
Service History: IJN; 1944-45; intercepted high flying B-29's over Japan.
Single engine, single seat, Japanese Navy interceptor.
Tightly cowled Mitsubishi Kasei 23 14 cylinder radial - 1575hp; (4) 20mm wing cannon; 4 blade propeller, large "greenhouse" canopy.
Markings included for 3 different aircraft.
Appx. 35 parts in light grey and clear; raised and recessed panel lines.
Detailed prop and cowling with engine cooling fan.
Standing and seated pilot figures.
Cockpit detail: seat, cockpit tub, rear bulkhead, side consoles, and decal for instrument faces.
Fuselage drop tank included.
MARKING OPTIONS: Single sheet of decals contains aircraft code letters, serial numbers national insignia, stencils, and cockpit instruments for three aircraft:
1: Genzan Flying Group, Kagoshima Air Base, Nov. 1943.
2: Lt (JG) Sadaaki Akamatsu, 302 Flying Group, Atsugi, March-Aug 1945.
3: Lt (JG) Yoshihiro Aoki, 352 Flying Group, Kanoya, April 1945.
All Aircraft: Top Surfaces - IJN Dark Green with black anti-glare panel in front of canopy; Bottom Surfaces - IJN Light Grey.
Note: 8x10 sheet with color side views of 2 and 3 included.
Additional paints Required:
Flat Colors: Black, Blue Green, Green, Flesh, White, Dark Brown, Grey, Light Brown, Aluminum, Yellow.
Gloss Colors: Silver, White, Gun Metal.
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Liquid Plastic Cement
CA or Tube Type (thick) Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and Accessories
SPECS: Scale: 1/48
Fuselage Length: 8"
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