Kawasaki Ki-61-I Hien

Posted on 12/30/2017 in kit with tags Imperial Japanese Air Force

Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun Koku tai - 244 Sentai, Capt. Teruhiko Kobayashi, April 1945

Kit details

This model appears in

  • They Weren't ALL Zeros!, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle WA, from Mar 1 2018 to Jun 7 2018 (event managed by Scott Kruize)

Kawasaki Ki-61-I Hien
The only Japanese wartime fighter not to use a radial engine. In first encounters, Allies mis-identified it as a Messerschmitt Bf109 copy. Nearly three thousands of this formidable warplane were delivered
Scale 1:48
Modeler: Paolo Marcucci