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D3A1 "Aichi" Val IJN Zuikaku

by Chuck Zellmer

 

D3A1 "Aichi" Val IJN Zuikaku

 

Description

 

Here is Hasegawa's 1/48 scale D3A1 "Aichi" Val. 

 

 

Additional items used to finish this kit include Aeromaster decals, Cutting Edge Base, and the Eduard Cockpit Set.

I painted my Val in a "controversial" grey color scheme based from J-aircraft.com using Model Master Enamels.

 

 

This model took about 100hrs to complete over a 3 month period. It won first place in the 1/48 single-prop Axis category in 2000 IPMS Seattle show.

This model now resides at the USS Arizona Memorial Museum at Pearl Harbor.

 

 

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Hasegawa's 1/48 scale Val is available online at Squadron.com


Model, Images and Text Copyright 2001 by Chuck Zellmer
Page Created 16 March, 2001
Last Updated 26 October, 2001

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