The Model 52 first saw action during the closing stages of the Solomons campaign in the autumn of 1943 and went on to fight in the skies above the Marianas, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, as well as Japan itself, until the end of the war.
About the model
*This is a 1/48 scale assembly plastic model of the Mitsubishi A6M5/5a Zero Fighter.
*Zero fighterfs elongated proportions from nose to tail and the exquisite engine cowling are all accurately reproduced thanks to a complete measurement of the actual plane.
*Highly detailed cockpit and main landing gear well parts.
*Choice of an up or down flaps, as well as open or closed cowl flap.
*A6M5a with belt-type cannon ammunition system can be recreated. Differences from the A6M5 such as wing panels, spinner and wooden drop tank are highly detailed.
*3 types of markings are included.
*In addition to a sitting pilot figure, 4 different types of standing pilot figures are included.