Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero Sen (oz2908)

 

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Pilot Mitsubishi Zero. Radio control scale model Japanese WWII fighter. Wingspan 52 in, wing area 425 sq in, for 19-35 power.

Quote: "Zero is the most famous Japanese Navy fighter of WWII. Pilot's kit is a 1/9 scale model of the Zero Type 22 (A6M3). Kit features neatly die cut ply wood parts, beautiful machined balsa parts, formed ABS plastic cowl, formed clear plastic conopy, plastic belly tank, dummy spinner, colored stickers, detailed instrument panel, 6 oz fuel tank, durable landing gear, full size plan and illustrated construction guide."

Planfile includes build instructions in English and Japanese.

Qiote: "Construction of the fuselage, wing and tail surfaces is easily accomplished. The fuselage framework can be accurately by inserting the longitudinal fuselage members and bulkheads into the notches in the plywood pieces. Use your favourite epoxy glue to adhere the members individually as you assemble the conmponent parts. The wing and stab are simlarly constructed using the plan as full size plan. Install the radio system as indicated on the full size fuselage drawings and the instructions provided with your radio. Spruce pushrods are included in the kit, as is the piano wire for servo and control surface attachment. Clevis are not provided in the kit and must be purchesed separately..."

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