Mansu Ki-27b 2

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  1. otftch

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    Advanced trainer version of the Nakajima Ki-27 fighter from the Akeno Flying School. Plane has been re-engined,wheel spats removed,tailskid replaced by tailwheel and the canopy left off. Kit is an old Hasegawa in 1/72 scale.
    Ed
     

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    that's a neat little one Ed.
     
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    nice one Ed
     
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    So academic as always, Ed.
    Awesome work:shock:
     
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    Nice work Ed!
     
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    Why the re-engine? You know?
     
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    Excellent job Ed!:thumbright:
     
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    Well done Ed. :D
     
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    Nice work Ed.

    Is that a gun sight in the canopy?
     
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    Thanks guys. This was a pre-war fighter used right up to the end of the war as a trainer and Kamikaze. I believe the engine shortages at the end of the war contrubuted to the change. Possibly a power issue also. Yes that is a gun sight. I'm not sure why it is still mounted on the trainer but the photos show it.
    Ed
     
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    Very interesting little model, Ed. As always, great job!
    -Mark
     
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