This is a 1/48 J2M3 Type 21 Raiden "Jack" Airplane from Tamiya.|
Detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.
Service History: IJN; 1944-45; intercepted high flying B-29's over
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
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.
OPTIONS: Single sheet of decals contains aircraft code letters, serial numbers
national insignia, stencils, and cockpit instruments for three
1: Genzan Flying Group, Kagoshima Air Base, Nov. 1943.
2: Lt (JG) Sadaaki Akamatsu, 302 Flying Group, Atsugi, March-Aug
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.
One 1/48 J2M3 Type 21 Raiden "Jack" Airplane
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and
Wingspan: 9" (22.6cm)
Fuselage Length: 8" (20.2cm)