ZERO FIGHTER A6M5 MODEL52 IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY SWEET 1/144

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 BOX PACKAGEIt is a standard kit of Zero Fighter. I think it’s included two aircraft as usual, but in fact, the package was written only one.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 MAKINGBecause this Zero fighter did not have a pitot tube, I sharpened metal wire and thinned it to attach.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 MAKINGThough it was small, I masked it in a canopy with effort. Does completeness rise compare to the last time build?

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 MAKINGI add the thing like the brake pipe with extra-fine metal wire.
(13-April-2016)

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 MAKINGAll masking of the canopy was over. Because there are many frames, it is hard and detailed work.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 MAKINGAll the parts I can assemble is all one built before the painting.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 PAINTINGI painted the undersurface, a cowling and the propeller by airbrushing. I decided the canopy firstly cockpit color and the next is body color.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 PAINTINGI painted it a dark green base color.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 PAINTINGBecause one of the Japanese flag decals got wrinkled on the way and ruptured, I cut spare Japanese flag decal just a little and covered it in the damaged area. The damaged area was not much attracted afterward when I spread decal fit like a pool of water on the wing and soften these markings.
(20-April-2016)

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKMany kits of the 653 FLYING GROUP 166 FIGHTER SQUADRON are released, including the other scales.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe 653 FLYING GROUP is the aircraft carrier squadron that participated in a lot of strategies, such as the Southern Operations at the opening of WWII and the battle of the Philippine Sea.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKGenerally, I did the washing and inking lightly.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe antenna wire is a metal wire, I made the pitot tube with a thin metal wire.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKI sharpened the side of the leg cover. But maybe there’s no effect.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKA canopy could be painted a little more beautiful than last time. I want to finish it a little neater.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe underside was done a little inking.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe yellow band on the wing front was fixed with a brush later because the decals did not completely fit.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKIt’s small, so it’s possible to put on a mirror. A characteristic decal in the back also looks good.

ZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKZERO FIGHTER MODEL52 SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThough the small scale is cool, I want to make a larger scale next time.
(26-April-2016)

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