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The second kit of my summer '16 start with hopes to finish by 7 Dec for 75 anniversary. Pearl Harbor P36, P40B, A6M2b. Life hit the fan and bench time kept to minimum. My wrecked knee kept me from working at bench as it's 36" (91cm) high and I stand to do my work. Tamiya's very nice A6M2b will be base kit for my Pearl Harbor subject. IJNAF pilot Shigenori Nishikaichi's A6M2b "B11-120" will be the subject. I've always been fascinated about the story of the "Niihau Incident". Nishikaichi crash landed his aircraft after receiving damage during the second wave attack at Pearl Harb
I have started work on the Tamiya A6m2b Zero. It is a superb kit and I have been spending the last several weeks studying resources and gathering materials. I purchased a copy of Aero Detail's Zero book. I have been spending a lot of time studying j-aircraft.com and a couple other parties have helped me out with some details. Particularly George from Arawasi provided me a few key photos of Zero's at Tainan airbase. Also Pat D a regular on Hyperscale sent me a ton of photos to help me out with radio details, or should I say non details. As I have found out the plane I am building was sa