The A6M Rei Shiki Sento Ki (meaning Type Zero fighter) was the result of an order by the Imperial Japanese Navy for a low-wing monoplane with superior speed, range, climbing powers, and manoeuvrability. It famously served as a fighter escort during the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, and ended the war as the kamikaze plane of choice. This book provides a detailed guide to modelling this popular aircraft across a variety of scales, and features an A6M2-N Rufe, a kamikaze A6M5c, an A6M2 model 21, and a captured A6M5b of TAIC #7, as well as a gallery and walkaround section.... elegant aircraft were destroyed at the end of the war, as were most references, engineering diagrams and plans. ... Of course, our hobby does have the obvious connection to history and there ought to be some constraint between onesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Modelling the Mitsubishi A6M Zero|
|Publisher||:||Osprey Publishing - 2012-08-20|