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Hasegawa 07499 1/48 Nakajima B5N2 Type 97 Carrier Attack Bomber (Kate) Model 3 Midway 1942

Product Code: H07499

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The B5N2 was given a much more powerful engine - Nakajima's own Sakae Model 11, 14-cylinder twin-row radial, as used in the initial models of the Mitsubishi A6M fighter – and various modifications were made to streamline it. Although its performance was only marginally better, and its weaknesses remained un-remedied, this version replaced the B5N1 in production and service from 1939.

You can build it with either a 250kg bomb or torpedo installed. Contains markings for The battle of Midway I.J.N. Carrier Hiryu first/third attack wave commander Lt. Jouichi Tomonaga Code: BI-310 June 4-6, 1942