This is a 1/48 A6M2-N Type 2 Floatplane "Rufe" Kit from Tamiya.|
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.
OPTIONS: Single sheet of decals contains aircraft code letters, serial numbers
national insignia, stencils, and cockpit instruments for five
1: 11th Air Flotilla, Sept-Nov 1942, Shortland Island in the
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.
One 1/48 A6M2-N Type 2 Floatplane "Rufe"
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and
Wingspan: 9-3/4" (25cm)
Length (nose of float to tip of tail): 8-1/4" (21cm)