Tamiya 1/48 A6M5C Type 52 Zero Fighter

Tower Stock# TAMS3227  •  Manufacturer Stock# 61027
Tamiya 1/48 A6M5C Type 52 Zero Fighter (large view)
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Notes from our tech department:
This is a Plastic 1/48 Japanese A6M5C Model 52 "Zeke" Zero Fighter Plane
from Tamiya.

FEATURES

Period of Service: IJN; 1943-45; late stages of the Pacific War.
Single engine, single seat, Japanese Navy fighter.
Detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.
Markings included for 7 different aircraft.
Appx. 60 parts in dark green and clear with recessed panel lines.
Detailed 3-part Sakae engine, cowling, exhaust collector, landing
gear.
Standing and seated pilot figures, (6) waving ground crew figures.
Cockpit detail: seat, cockpit tub, rear bulkhead, sidewalls, and
decal for instrument faces.
Fuselage drop tank and underwing armament included.
Nakajima Sakae 21 radial engine; armed with (1) 13mm fuselage gun,
(2) 20mm wing cannon; air to air rockets or bombs.

MARKING
OPTIONS: Single sheet of decals contains aircraft code letters, serial numbers
national insignia, stencils, and cockpit instruments for seven
aircraft:
1: 332 Flying Group, Iwakuni Air Base, Sept 1944.
2: 332 Flying Group, Naruo Air Base, Dec 1944.
3: 316 Sqdn/252 Flying Group, Kokubo Air Base, May 1945.
4: 303 Sqdn/203 Flying Group, CPO Tanimizu, Kagoshima AB, June 1945.
5: 1 Sqdn/302 Flying Group, Atsugi AB, Aug 1945.
6: 203 Flying Group, Ohmura AB, 1945.
7: Genzan Flying Group, Genzan AB, 1945.
All Aircraft: Top Surfaces - IJN Dk Green; Bottom Surfaces - IJN Lt
Grey Engine Cowl: Black.
Additional paints Required:
Flat Colors: Black, Green, Dark Brown, Flesh, White, Light Brown,
Rust, Light Grey, Dark Grey, Aluminum.
Gloss Colors: Silver, White, Blue-Green, Gun Metal.

INCLUDES

One 1/48 Japanese A6M5C Model 52 "Zeke" Zero Fighter Plane

REQUIREMENTS

Assembly
Hobby Knife
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Brushes
Sandpaper
Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and
Accessories

SPECIFICATIONS

Scale: 1/48
Wingspan: 9" (22.9cm)
Fuselage Length: 7-1/2" (19cm)
san 10/5/00
ir/jl

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