This is a 1/48 Scale Kyushu J7WI Shinden Plastic Model Kit from Hasegawa.|
The J7W1 Shinden was developed by the Japanese in the closing months of WWII
as an aircraft which would be effective against the ever more numerous
American heavy bombers like the B-29. The aircraft employed a radical pusher
configuration with the engine in the rear and also featured canards instead
of a conventional tailplane. The prototype undertook three flight tests in
August 1945 but the war ended before the types potential could be fully
1:48 scale plastic kit for static display
55 parts in light grey and clear with fine raised panel lines
Detailed engine air intakes and cowling with 1 piece 6-blade
Cockpit detail: cockpit tub, instrument panel with raised detail,
control stick, seat and interior framework.
Detailed landing gear and wheel wells
OPTIONS: Single decal sheet with markings for 1 aircraft
1: Shinden No.1 Prototype Aircraft, August 1945.
All: Overall IJN Dk Green with IJN Lt Grey undersides
Flat Colors: Black, Green, Dark Brown, Flesh, White, Light Brown,
Rust, Light Grey, Dark Grey, Orange Yellow.
Gloss Colors: Silver, White, Blue-Green, Gun Metal.
One 1/48 Scale Kyushu J7WI Shinden Plastic Model Kit.
Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Water for Decals
Paint: see MARKING OPTIONS
Pin Vise or Drill
Glue Tips or Toothpicks