A First Wave A6M2b from the IJN carrier Akagi

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  1. Tobarghe

    Tobarghe New Member

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    A6M2b from the IJN carrier Akagi
    piloted by Lt. Commander Shigeru Itaya
    2nd Squadron - 1st Section - Aircraft #1
    December 7, 1941

    Created with Adobe CS on a Mac using a Wacom tablet.
    Thank you,
    Edward Grabot
    [email protected]

    References:
    Mushroom Model Magazine Special - Mitsubishi A6M Zero
    Aero Detail 7 - Mitsubishi A6M Zero Fighter
    Osprey Publishing - No. 25 Modelling The Mitsubishi A6M Zero
    J-aircraft.com Main Page

    A Special thanks to Dave Greene for
    A Japanese publication on Pearl Harbor(very little english, but great photos and artwork)
    Model Airplane International - February 2007 Issue 19
    Aero Publishers Inc - Japanese Naval Air Force Camouflage And Markings World War II
    Bunrindo Co Ltd - Famous Airplanes Of The World No. 55 Type Zero Carrier Fighter Model 11-21
    Crescent Books - The Great Book Of World war II Airplanes
     

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  2. Wayne Little

    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

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    Excellent Edward. I love it, hope you will do some more, I am currently in the process of building a series of Japanese Strike Leader aircraft from the PH attack, of which this will be one. Thanks.
     
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    Very cool profile Edward, thanks for sharing
     
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    Wurger Siggy Master
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    Very nice. I'd love to know how you do that.
     
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    Good work, Edward!
     
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    Nice Profile!
     
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