Mitsubishi Zeke 5-2 (oz15028)

 

Mitsubishi Zeke 5-2 (oz15028) by Albert E Hatfull 1945 - plan thumbnail

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Mitsubishi Zero (Mitsubishi Zeke 5-2). Free flight scale model for rubber power. Wingspan 24 in. KK 150 series. Scale is 1/18.

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Quote: ""Dear Steve and Mary, Please find attached the Keil Kraft Zero. Kind regards, GC"

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Mitsubishi Zeke 5-2 (oz15028) by Albert E Hatfull 1945 - model pic

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  • (oz15028)
    Mitsubishi Zeke 5-2
    by Albert E Hatfull
    from Keil Kraft
    1945 
    24in span
    Scale Rubber F/F LowWing Military Fighter Kit
    clean :)
    formers incomplete :(
  • Submitted: 21/12/2023
    Filesize: 523KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: GuyColeman
    Downloads: 464

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User comments

Beautiful and very interesting Zero by the genius Albert E. Hatful. But we need formers and all other parts. Please note.
Thank you
Eduardo - 04/01/2024
Indeed. We have the plan now, which is a useful starting point. I'm very much hoping that over time someone will send in the printwood, too. Fingers crossed. Meanwhile, this one is tagged as incomplete.
SteveWMD - 04/01/2024
I would imagine the formers are out there, when this plan first resurfaced in the 1990,s Doug McHard built a replica, if nothing else he would have replotted formers as he did with the Spitfire, Typhoon and Tempest. I would think this one would be one of the easier ones to do
Mike hollamby - 04/01/2024
Well, the formers are round, and the diameter is known...
K K Iyer - 05/01/2024
Here are pictures of Doug McHard’s improved Zero built by the man himself [main pic, 004-006]. I bought it at the Bonhams Hendon auction some twenty years ago. Very lightly finished, the markings include painted paper. Note the acetate trim tabs on the wing and fin. The braided motor is original.
Richard Falconer - 06/01/2024
Excellent pics, thanks Richard.
SteveWMD - 06/01/2024
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