AOSHIMA

1/72 KAWASAKI Ki-61-I TEI The 244th FLIGHT GROUP

Brand
AOSHIMA
Series
1/72 TRUE FIGHTER PLANES OF WWII No.16
Scale
1/72
Release Month
2017.1
Price
JPY1,980‐(tax included)
JAN Code
4905083-023426

Chofu Airport was the cornerstone of the Japanese imperial city defense. Colonel Teruhiko Kobayashi's 244 Squadron of the Imperial Japanese Army was deployed there, protecting the city against American B-29 bombers. However, as both the domestic production of the Daimler-Benz DB 601 engine production and the number skilled pilots diminished, the squadron eventually resorted to suicide ramming tactics.

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