Hasegawa JT95 09095 Kawasaki Ki45Kai Tei Toryu Nick Fighter 1/48 Scale Model Kit
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DescriptionThe superb WWII Japanese aeroplane Kawasaki Ki-45 Kai Toryu (Nick) has been brought into the scale modelling world with Hasegawa's JT95 Kawasaki Ki45Kai Tei Toryu Nick. This limited edition scale model of this important plane is an excellent addition to your collection. Engine aficionado modelers would find this piece a very interesting build! Two types of engine parts and cowlings are included in the kit; the collective type exhaust pipe, and the thrust type. A great kit to expose the aesthetic and the engineering prowess that you have in scale building.
The Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu ("Dragon Slayer") was a two-seat, twin-engine fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. The army gave it the designation "Type 2 Two-Seat Fighter"; the Allied reporting name was "Nick".
The Imperial Japanese Army Air Force Ki-45's first flight was in May 1941 after much testing of twin engines on other aircraft as far back as 1937. It was officially introduced in that October to the military, and used by both the Imperial Army and Navy. Initially it was used as a long range bomber escort but was no match against the American Flying Tigers and other single engine fighters. The Ki-45 had gone thru many design changes during its inception caused by fuselage and armament configurations, and were placed in Interceptor roles against enemy bombers.
- Hasegawa JT95 Kawasaki Ki45Kai Tei Toryu Nick 2Seat Fighter 1/48 Scale Model Assembly Kit
- Approximate Dimension : 36.1 x 19 x 7.3 cm
- Highly detailed plastic pieces
- Limited edition
- One decal sheet with markings for 3 versions
- Kawasaki Ki-45 Kai Tei 53rd Flight Regiment 3 Sqn. (65) Matsudo AB, 1945, Grey Green, Dark Green (Kawasaki)
- Kawasaki Ki-45 Kai Tei 53rd Flight Regiment 3 Sqn. (59) Matsudo AB, 1945, Dark Green (Kawasaki)
- Kawasaki Ki-45 Kai Tei 53rd Flight Regiment Kiyosu AB | 1944 | Dark Green (Kawasaki)
- Assembly required
- Hobby knife (rmx886909)
- Cement for plastics (tes3512)
- Sprue cutters (hcahcar0630)
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