What ? No Japanese flying boats ??

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  1. ccheese

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    I am really surprised that no one is building a Japanese flying boat like the Emily. The Japanese made good use of their flying boats and I really thought someone would jump on them. Surprise, surprise.

    Charles
     
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    Maybe it's a space thing?
     
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    for the upcoming Seaplane GB, I have a Japanese seaplane ready in the stash....a Tamiya 1/72 Aichi M6A1 Seiran. A gret looking kit in my opinion and an interesting subject.


    its not an Emily, which i would love to do, but its a japanese seaplane at least. Will start in june I hope.
     
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    Thanks Charles for lifting her up! :)

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    Yes.....a space thing. Looking at Shinpachi's photo, I couldn't imagine that sucker in 1/48. Maybe do a single engine one in the GB Michael mentioned.

    Geo
     
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    Man, that would be awesome in 1/48!
     
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    Hasagawa offered the Kawanishi H8K Type-2 "Emily" in 1/72 scale...
     
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    Michael: I don't consider the Seiran a seaplane, I call it a floatplane. The Emily or a Martin Mars is a seaplane. Just my opinion.

    Charles
     
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    And your opinion is fact Charles
     
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    i hope the Gb judges dont agree with you Charles, or Im stuffed
     
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    You're OK Michael. GB#22 is for Seaplanes and Float Planes.

    Geo
     
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    I expect it to place it in the next GB, I have in stock the E14, E16 and others but the seiran
     
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    Think I have a 1/144 Emily somewhere...
     
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    Arii in 1/72 has got a kit of emily
     
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    also can fight on ebay for this, I bid system not spending since many sellers set a minimum sale price and always is above the reasonable price and above they bid each bid you do until the price indicated by the seller and I don't see it right, a system of bids is supply and demand unless the seller can set price if you already have a fixed price is not a bid as such:

    1 72 Hasegawa Kawanishi Type 2 Flying Boat H8K2 Emily Vintage 1973 Kit JS 21 | eBay
     
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    #16 N4521U, Mar 23, 2014
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    I do multis in 1/72nd singles in 48th.

    Having said that I had planned a 72nd P5-M like one in 1962 I was almost run over by in the San Diego bay when I was turning on the bouy runway lights at night. It would be a VP-48 in dark blue and white.

    I will be doing a 48th He-51b.

    Or I could do a Lt. George Davidson Catalina of the Navy Patrol Squadron 53, who in January 1944 saved 13 Marine F4U pilots of VMF-422 who had to ditch off Tarawa. He stayed with the pilots in his sinking Cat that was damaged landing for the rescue in very rough seas. After sending out a distress signal, all were then rescued by the USS Hobby DD-610.

    ***Except from:
    THE WARTIME DIARY OF DWIGHT M. EDMISTEN, JR.
    ELECTRICIAN’S MATE 1/C
    USS HOBBY DD-610 DESTROYER DIVISION 38
    October 13, 1942 – July 17, 1945​

    1944
    Jan. 6 – Arrived in Panama.
    “ 8 – Underway for Funafuti. (Funafuti Atoll, Ellice Islands)
    “ 23 – Arrived at “ .
    “ 25 – Underway to search for twenty-one pilots. Found all but five.
    “ 28 – Arrived at Funafuti.
    “ 31 – Underway for Milne Bay, New Guinea, Escorting four Troop Ships.
     
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