1/48 Tamiya Kawasaki Ki61Id Hein (Tony) Fighter 61115TAM 61115
KAWASAKI KI-61-ID HIEN (TONY)
This TAMIYA scale plastic model kit accurately depicts the Kawasaki Ki-61-Id Hien. The Hien was officially adopted by the Imperial Japanese Army in 1943, and stood out among its Japanese aircraft contemporaries in the Pacific War on account of its liquid-cooled Ha-40 engine, slimline fuselage and long, elegant wing. A number of different variants were produced, among them the Ki-61-Id which featured a 20cm-elongated nose to house 20mm cannons, plus 12.7mm machine guns in the wing. In fact, with 1,360 units it was the most prolifically produced Hien variant; its superior performance at higher altitudes meant that it was often given the brief of taking on incoming U.S. B29 bombers in the skies around the home islands of Japan.
We Also Recommend
1/48 Revell Germany Eurofighter Typhoon Black Jack Single Seater Aircraft (new tool 2022) 3820
1/48 ICM Bristol Beaufort Mk.IA with tropical filter (100% new tool) 48311
1/48 Eduard WWI Fokker D VII (OAW) German Fighter (Profi-Pack Plastic Kit) 8136
1/48 Eduard WWII Bf110E German Heavy Fighter (Profi-Pack Plastic Kit) 8203