This is a 1/32 Scale Type 52 Zero Fighter Plastic Model Kit from Hasegawa.
The Mitsubishi A6M5c Type 52 "Zero"
was an upgraded version of the Zero fighter developed in an attempt to
close the performance gap between the new American fighters such as
the Hellcat and Corsair. The aircraft had a 15mph increase in top speed
over the earlier version plus improvements in armor and armament.
Over 6,000 of the Type 52 Zero were produced in the closing 2 years of the
war when the aircraft was the Japanese Navy's primary fighter
FEATURES: 1/32nd scale plastic kit for static display
97 parts in light grey and clear with raised panel lines and rivets
Detailed 41-part Sakae engine with separate cylinders and exhaust
Cockpit detail: control stick, instrument panel with raised detail,
floor and sidewall detail, seat and bulkhead, plus seated
Detailed landing gear and wheel wells
3-part canopy may be posed open or closed
Optional position wing flaps
External stores: centerline drop tank, wing bomblets
OPTIONS: Single decal sheet with markings for 3 aircraft
1: 3-137, Yokosuka Naval Wing, Yokosuka, 1945, Lt Jg Saburo Sakai
2: 252-114, 252rd Flying Group, WO T. Iwamoto, Mohara Base,
3: 03-09, 203rd Flying Group, WO T. Tanimizu, Kagoshima, June 1945
INCLUDES: One 1/32 Scale Type 52 Zero Fighter Plastic Model Kit.
Water for Decals
Pin Vise or Drill
Glue Tips or Toothpicks
Paint (White, Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Brown, Silver,
Flat Black, Steel, Orange Yellow, Clear, Flesh, Red Brown,
Metallic Blue Green, Dark Earth, Burnt Iron, Tire Black,
Khaki, Clear Red, Clear Blue, Clear Green)
SPECS: Scale: 1/32nd
updated tlh 9/1/10