This is a 1/48 A6M2 Type 0 Model 21 "Zeke" Zero Fighter Plane from Tamiya.|
Detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.
Single engine, single seat, Japanese Navy fighter.
Period of Service: 1941 - intial stages of the Pacific War.
Nakajima Sakae 14 cylinder radial engine; armed with (2) 7.7mm guns
in fuselage, (2) 20mm cannon in wings; 740 produced.
Markings included for 4 different aircraft.
Appx. 50 parts in light grey and clear with recessed panel lines.
Detailed Sakae engine and cowling, wheel wells and main landing gear.
Standing and seated pilot figures.
Cockpit detail: seat, cockpit tub, rear bulkhead, sidewalls, and
decal for instrument faces.
Fuselage drop tank included.
OPTIONS: Single sheet of decals contains aircraft code letters, serial numbers
national insignia, stencils, and cockpit instruments for five
1: W.O. Y. Hashiguchi, 3rd Air Corps, March 1942, Kendari Base.
2: P.O. 1st Class Saburo Sakai, Tainan Air Corps, Feb 1942, Bali.
3: Aircraft A & B Overall IJN Light Grey with Black cowl.
4: W.O. Tetsuzo Iwamoto, 253rd Air Corps, Jan 1944, Rabaul.
5: 261st Air Corps, Feb 1944, Kagoshima Base.
Aircraft 3 & 4 Top Surfaces: IJN Dark Green.
Bottom Surfaces: IJN Light Grey.
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.
One 1/48 A6M2 Type 0 Model 21 Zeke Zero Fighter Plane
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and
Wingspan: 9-3/4" (25cm)
Fuselage Length: 7-1/2" (18.9cm)