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"Army Type 1 Fighter HAYABUSA (Ki43-1) 11th Hiko Sentai, The Lightning Markings (RABAUL)"
2 aircraft kits in a box
$24.00 Retail


2 complete kits in a box

Nakajima Army Type 1 Fighter HAYABUSA (ki-43-1) 11th Hiko Sentai, aka The Lightning FG (1942) ; Finely molded parts; 0.3 mm thin clear canopy parts, landing gear structure, two under wing drop tanks. Molded gray plastic. fine recessed panel lines. The Decal printed by CARTOGRAF in Italy provides four individual aircraft with lightning markings from the 11th Hiko-Sentai.

The parts are clean-cut and sharply molded. Parfect fitting of parts is one of hallmarks of SWEET model kit.


The decal includes four aircraft markings of 11th Hiko-Sentai aka The Lightning FG. 11th Hiko-Sentai deployed Ki-43 to Mingaladon in Burma in Oct. 1942. 11th Hiko-Sentai also deployed sixty Ki-43 to Rabaul in December 1942 when Navy requested.

Even tiny telescopic gun sight is molded in clear plastic.



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