Macchi M.5

Posted on 11/17/2018 in kit with tags Aviazione Regia Marina Movie

Aviazione per la Regia Marina

In the 1992 Japanese animated film "Porco Rosso", Marco's fighter when he served with the Italian Navy Aviation during World War I was a Macchi M.5.

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Macchi M.5
Japanese animated fantasy about a brave pig pilot fighting sky pirates terrorizing wealthy cruise ships in Italian waters. The aircrafts portrayed in the animated feature were accurately based on Italian aircrafts of the time
Scale 1:72
Modeler: Paolo Marcucci