1/48 Otaki Ki-84 Hayate / Frank

Gallery Article by Serge Dompierre on Dec 17 2010


From Otaki in 1/48th scale built OOTB some 25 years ago and badly brush painted , I recently repainted it in an all natural metal finish, using Tamiya X-11 Chrome Silver.

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The model is a Nakajima Ki-84-1 kou of 2nd Chtai, 246th Sentai based at Taise Airfield near Osaka, Japan.   The pilot was Kenji Fujimoto, he was shot down and killed by a P-47N on 14th August 1945.

Enjoy the photos.

Serge Dompierre

Photos and text by Serge Dompierre