Nakajima Ki-43 "Hayabusa" (Oscar)

Thursday, 29 January 2015

NEW Kit Releases!!!

Today I got a few new kits by Fine Molds and Hasegawa.

Fine Molds re-issued some of their older kits including seat belts and some different decals.

Nakajima Ki-43-II "Hayabusa" (Oscar) 
Kit Code: FB-17
Scale: 1/48
Price: $US30

From top-bottom, left-right:
50 Sentai, 3 Chutai, Sgt. Anabuki Satoru Burma 1943
64 Sentai, 2 Chutai, Burma 1943
59 Sentai, 3 Chutai, Sgt. Hirohata Tomio, New Guinea 1943
48 Sentai, Commander Maj. Matuo Massao, China 1944
64 Sentai, Flight Leader Capt. Miyabe Hideo, Burma 1943
Hitachi Kyodo Hiko Shidan, Ibaraki Pref. Japan 1944


Nakajima Ki-43-IIIa "Hayabusa" (Oscar) 
Kit Code: FB-18
Scale: 1/48
Price: $US30
 
From top to bottom:
33 Sentai, 3 Chutai, 1st Lt Yamamoto Hitoshi, Sumatra Oct. 1944
48 Sentai, 1 Chutai, Sgt. Okabe So, Nanjing 1945
54 Sentai, 2 Chutai, 1944
204 Sentai, Commander Cap. Murakami Hiroshi, Taiwan 1945


Mitsubishi J8M "Shusui"
Kit Code: FB-19
Scale: 1/48
Price: $US30

From top-bottom, left-right:
Experimental "Shusui", first flight by Lt. Inuzuka Toyohiko, Oppama June 7, 1945
Captured experimental "Shusui", No. 403. Planes of Fame.
Captured "Shusui", No. 81, Glenview Naval Station
"Shusui", 312Ku, what-if
"Shusui", 70 Sentai, what-if
 
In December Hasegawa released a new "Dinah" kit with different decals.
Mitsubishi Ki-46-II/III Type 100 Commandant (sic) Reconnaissance-plane (Dinah) "Tiger Unit"
Kit Code: 02128
Scale: 1/72
Price: $US30
It includes decal options and canopies for three different aircraft of the 18 Dokuritsu Hiko Chutai, two Ki-46-II and one Ki-46-III.
If only they could do something about the English on the box...
 
All kits are available through our on-line shop. Email us if interested.

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