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Offline Flitzer

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Japanese colour schemes
« on: December 11, 2006, 04:09:01 am »
Hi all...
Iím in the process of tracking down 3-view drawings of Japanese secret project aircraft, intending to do profile sets.

So far I have..
Kawasaki Ki64
Kawasaki Ki78
Mansyu Ki98
and
J4M1 Senden

If anyone could suggest appropriate camo schemes and markings for these I would be most grateful.
As per my previous profiles I would like to do them as though in service rather than in prototype schemes.

Plus if anyone could help me expand my 3-view collection again I would be delighted.

Many thanks
Peter

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Offline JC Carbonel

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Re: Japanese colour schemes
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2006, 04:36:47 am »
there have been a series of 1/144 mini-kits of some of these aircraft

http://modelstories.free.fr/histokits/FUR_JXP_P/index.html

with mostly boring (but realistic) green-everywhere markings but also some nice colour schemes



JCC

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Re: Japanese colour schemes
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2006, 06:02:32 am »
Didn't some of the late war interceptors defending the home islands wear just baremetal/silver colors with bright unit markings? I know that some of the Ki-61s had irregular green "splotches" painted right over the baremetal/silver. Might be two options for something different than just all-over green.

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Re: Japanese colour schemes
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2006, 09:42:58 am »
Thanks for your excellent work flitzer.

There's a lot of Japanese aircraft colour on:
http://www.j-aircraft.com

choose 'Art & Drawings'

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Re: Japanese colour schemes
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2006, 03:13:26 am »
Many thanks one and all...

Big help thanks but if there are more out there please keep 'em coming.

Thanks again and cheers
Peter
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Re: Japanese colour schemes
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2006, 10:59:41 pm »
There are some Japanese "1946" drawings at the following link, which it turns out, is now a part of the J-aricraft site (JIC you didn't find it).

http://www.j-aircraft.org/xplanes/

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Re: Japanese colour schemes
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2006, 12:57:43 am »
Many thanks Sundog...

Big help.

Cheers
Peter
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