Platz 1/144 N1K2-J (Double Box)

Platz 1/144 N1K2-J (Double Box) History of the N1K2-J. The Kawanishi N1K Kyōfū (強風 “strong wind”, Allied reporting name “Rex”) was an Imperial Japanese Navy floatplane fighter. The Kawanishi N1K-J Shiden (紫電 “Violet Lightning”) was an Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service land-based version of the N1K. Assigned the reporting name Read more…

Platz 1/144 P-47D (Double Box)

Platz 1/144 P-47D (Double Box) History of the Republic P-47D Thunderbolt. Refinements of the Thunderbolt continued, leading to the P-47D, which was the most produced version with 12,558 built. The “D” model actually consisted of a series of evolving production blocks, the last of which were visibly different from the Read more…

Platz 1/72 UH-60J “Rescue Wings”

Platz 1/72 UH-60J “Rescue Wings” The animation “Yomigaeru Sora – Rescue Wings” follows a young man working as a rescue helicopter pilot and engaging in many difficult missions, and is based around the Air Rescue Wing Komatsu Detachment of the JASDF. The animation became popular for its realistic depiction and Read more…

Platz 1/72 Fuji T-1B

Platz 1/72 Fuji T-1B The Fuji T-1 was Japan’s first jet-powered trainer aircraft. Development started in 1952 and the first flight was in January 1958. A total of 66 T-1 planes were built. It was retired in March 2006. The T-1 was the first indigenously designed Japanese jet aircraft to Read more…