A6M2-N Type 2 Sui-Sen ('Rufe')

Aircraft: Nakajima A6M2N, aircraft "M1-112", 452nd Flying Group, Imperial Japanese Navy, Kiska Island early 1943, pilot unknown.

Reference: From the kit.

Kit: Hasegawa #09681 1/48.

Accessories/modifications: Ultracast seat (#48185).

Paint: Tamiya acrylic, Alclad Aluminum II, weathering by oil wash and silver and terra cotta Prismacolor pencil, Testor's Dullcoat from spray can.

Decals: from the kit.

Issues: This aircraft probably did not have the dark yellow leading edge stripe (although this is shown in the Hasegawa kit instructions' profiles).

Two A6M2N 'Rufes' at Kiska Harbour, probably autumn 1942.


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