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1/32 N1K2-J Shiden kai
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Posted: Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 12:32 AM UTC
This review examines the big Hasegawa 1/32 Kawanishi N1K2-J Shiden (Violet Lightning) fighter, code-named "George" by the Allies. Long has this fighter fascinated fans of Imperial Japanese aviation and long have modelers dreamt of a modern kit to replace the 1/32 N1K1-J and N1K2-J of the 1970s.

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Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 10:16 AM UTC
Excellent review!

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Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:28 AM UTC
Fred, great review. Pilot figures are something I wish were included more often and two head options is a really nice touch.