Ki-46 III Surrender markings

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    #1 otftch, Jan 9, 2012
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    Here's an old LS Ki-46 III "Dinah" in another variation of Surrender markings. Kit is 1/72. Judging by the paint scheme,this may have had the oblique cannon installed. All Japanese aircraft flying after the surrender were to be painted overall white with green crosses to avoid being shot down. I'm working on a H6K "Mavis" flying boat in surrender markings, that is only white behind the wing. I've seen so many variations I wonder if white paint was scarce.
    Ed
     

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    Interesting work again, Ed:shock:
    Not only excellent but so educational.
     
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    More interesting stuff, Ed. Well done! You build these things quickly!
     
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    Nice work Ed.

    I enjoy the education I get with your builds.
     
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    Nice work Ed!
     
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    I always have ten to twelve in progress. Sometimes I get two or three completed in a couple of days. I leave the canopy work till last and then have a real good day , a steady hand, and they come together quickly.
    Ed
     
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    Well done Ed. :)
     
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    another nice one.
     
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    Good one Ed! keep 'em coming!
     
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    Neat build Ed. I learned something new too!
     
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    Love the scheme otftch

    Geo
     
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    I have ever researched about the green cross.
    It was not hard for me to imagine that the Japanese pilots and ground crew would be happy to see their aircrafts which looked as if a German plane.
    They respected the Germans. So, it would be no wonder even if the color was not necessarily green but black as a small spiritual resistance to the alliers though no one would have admitted that officially. This is my guess as a Japanese:)
     
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    Nice one Ed.
     
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    great job Ed
     
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    Wonderful work Ed
     
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    That's a good looking aircraft
     
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