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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Mitsubishi A6M2 Model 21 Type 0 “Zero” – EI-111, Lt Takumi Hoashi, IJN aircraft carrier Shokaku, December 7, 1941, "Pearl Harbor"
1:48 Scale. Length: 7.5”. Wingspan: 9.75"
Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide
Takumi Hoashi was one of the Zero pilots launched during the first wave attack on Pearl Harbor from the IJN aircraft carrier Shokaku on December 7, 1941. His mission, along with others, was to strafe Bellows Field in Honolulu, Hawaii. Hoashi and his wingman claimed 3 aircraft destroyed on the ground. Hoashi held the rank of Buntaicho (usually a Lieutenant commanding a division) from November 1941 to June 1942. Hoashi was killed in June 1943 when the second prototype of the J2M2 Raiden he was flying crashed and burst into flames.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antenna
Historically accurate printed graphics
Detachable external fuel tank
Optional extended landing gear
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero was a fighter aircraft used by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service (IJNAS) from 1940 until 1945. The origin of its official designation was that "A" signified a fighter and "6" for the sixth model built by Mitsubishi "M". The A6M was usually referred to by the Allies as the "Zero" – a designation that was frequently misapplied to other Japanese fighters, such as the Nakajima Ki-43, as well as other codenames and nicknames, including "Zeke", "Hamp" and "Hap". First flown in April, 1939, the A6M Zero-Sen was the Allies' main opponent in the Pacific and the most famous symbol of Japanese air power during World War II.
Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with precision-tooled die-cast metal and some plastic components.
This model of an A6M2 Zero features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years