A6M2-N Rufe

A6M2-N Rufe

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- Includes a free decal sheet in 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32This fighter floatplane was developed from the Japanese Mitsubishi A6M "Zero," to support amphibious operations and defend remote naval bases. It was based on the A6M-2 Model 11 fuselage, with a modified tail and floats. A total of 327 were built.The seaplane was deployed in 1942, and was operational in defensive actions in the Aleutians and Solomon Islands. Such seaplanes were effective at night for harassing the American PT boats, and because they were able to fly so low, they were very difficult to detect. This is a detailed, illustrated review of the infamous craft, and includes color artwork profiles and a decal sheet in three scales: 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32.About the SeriesFamous Airplanes focuses on the great aircraft of history and their combat history, featuring color profiles and photographs of the premier planes from a particular unit, theater or service. With detailed development history, profiles of the men who flew them and strategic and tactical analysis, these books provide a wealth of information for any aviation enthusiast.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 170 x 238mm
  • Kagero Oficyna Wydawnicza
  • Lublin, Poland
  • 30 b/w photos, 5 profiles
  • 8389088428
  • 9788389088420
  • 2,638,174