This A6M2 Model 21 was flown by Lt Yoshio Shiga of the 1st Koku Kantai, 1st Koku Sentai during the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941. Shiga was based on the Kaga aircraft carrier.
This is the Mitsubishi A6M2 Model 21 (c/n 5289) flown by Petty Officer First Class Takeshi Hirano during the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941. Flying from the Akagi, Hirano was part of the first wave. At 08:10 he was shot down by AA fire from the USS Helm and Fort Kamehameha near Hickam. His […]
Working on a commission, I’ve almost finished the template for the legendary Mitsubishi A6M2 Type 21. Once I’m done, I’ll have to move on to other projects so I don’t know when I’ll be able to present actual finished profiles rather than this somewhat sad all-grey template. 🙁 Paints used on Japanese aircraft during World […]