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It is easy to get sidetracked when researching the A6M2. It will inevitably lead the enthusiastic reader to Canada, which it did in my case. I didn't know that Mitsubishi's competitor Nakajima built Zero's, or that there were subtle (and obvious) ways of knowing the difference. One of those differences, the white surround to the Hinomaru, was one of the major features I wanted to incorporate in this build, since it highlights the dark shade of the grey with which the Zero was painted. Then I discovered the concept of the Houkoku presentation number, and that became number two on the wish list!
Next project will be Tamiyas Phanton F4 J. To be painted up as a F4-J (UK) using yellow hammer decals.The aim is to end up some where here Starting from here
hi Aside from the Phantom project (still slowly going on) I am working another Spitfire. A mk16e the Belgian Air Force used just after the war. They got these in loan from the RAF because the ordered mk14's could not be delivered. These planes where very dirty, most airfields did not have concrete parking places. Camouflage is standard RAF with white lettering. I used the Tamiya 9c as the basis, and ordered extra the sprue FF from the 16e kit to make a 16e high back. You only need the FF sprue to change the wing , the rest is in the 9c box. With several corrections during the build, my