Hasegawa Kawanishi N1K2-Ja Shiden-Kai 紫電 Violet Lightning “George” in 1/72 Scale

Another build of the 1977 Hasegawa kit, this example has had the chord of the vertical tail reduced to represent a late-production Shiden-Kai.  It is marked as the aircraft of Warrant Officer Kaneyoshi Mutoh of the Yokosuka Kokutai in February 1945 operating from Oppama.  Mutoh was credited with twenty-eight victories total, including eight on the Shiden-Kai.

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