The Mitsubishi A6M5c Type 52 “Zero” was an upgraded version of the Zero fighter developed in an attempt to close the performance gap between the new American fighters such as the Hellcat and Corsair. The aircraft had a 15mph increase in top speed over the earlier version plus improvements in armor and armament. Over 6,000 of the Type 52 Zero were produced in the closing 2 years of the war when the aircraft was the Japanese Navy’s primary fighter.Decal Options:3-137, Yokosuka Naval Wing, Yokosuka, 1945, Lt Jg Saburo Sakai252-114, 252rd Flying Group, WO T. Iwamoto, Mohara Base, Feb 194403-09, 203rd Flying Group, WO T. Tanimizu, Kagoshima, June 1945
- This is a plastic model kit (unbuilt / unpainted) – NOT A TOY
- ASSEMBLY AND PAINTING REQUIRED (glue and paint not included)
- Contains parts to build one model.