Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero Fighter "Zeke"

Posted on 3/24/2020 in kit with tags Imperial Japanese Navy

Imperial Japanese Navy - IJN carrier Akagi, Lt. Saburo Shindo, AI-102, Air Superiority Force, 2nd Strike Unit, Pearl Harbor (HI), December 1941

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This model appears in

  • Pearl Harbor 80th Anniversary, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle WA, from Nov 4 2021 to Feb 3 2022 (event managed by Neil Makar)

Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero Fighter "Zeke"
Designated Zeke by the allies, but colloquially known as the Zero, the A6M was a lightweight, highly maneuverable fighter used stricly by the IJN. Although superior at the start of the war, by 1943 US and British aircrafts matched and surpassed the Zero's capabilities
Scale 1:72
Modeler: Paolo Marcucci