1/48 Tamiya Ki-84 Hayate (Frank)

Gallery Article by Tony Feredo on Jan 30 2012

Liberation of Camp Pangatian, Philippines



Nakajima Ki-84 “Hayate” (Frank)

71st Hiko Sentai,  Japanese Army Air Force

based at Manapla Airfield (Carolina)

Negros Island, Philippines

Dec. 1944 – Jan. 1945


Built straight out of the box and used  Gunze Mr. Color paints. The sentai tail markings, leading edge IFF bands,  wings and propeller warning bands were painted and then masked. “Hinomaru” roundels used are from Techmod.


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The model was weathered by washes and post shading. Paint chipping was done with a fine brush and silver enamel paint.

Cheers and Happy Modeling!



Photos and text © by Tony Feredo