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Wingsy Kits: Mitsubishi A5M2b Claude type 96
Staff MemberSenior Editor
England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: October 14, 2004
KitMaker: 4,319 posts
AeroScale: 2,131 posts
Posted: Saturday, January 07, 2017 - 05:48 AM UTC

A 1/48th IJN Type 96 carrier-based fighter II A5M2b "Claude" (late version) is a new tool release in a new range of kits from Wingsy kits.rn

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Staff MemberManaging Editor
Tennessee, United States
Joined: December 21, 2002
KitMaker: 7,086 posts
AeroScale: 2,981 posts
Posted: Saturday, January 07, 2017 - 11:57 AM UTC
This is an exciting release. It appears to be a beautiful kit.
Staff MemberSenior Editor
United Kingdom
Joined: June 11, 2003
KitMaker: 16,609 posts
AeroScale: 12,391 posts
Posted: Saturday, January 07, 2017 - 11:53 PM UTC
Hi Andy

Thanks for the news - that does look really nice!

All the best

Alberta, Canada
Joined: January 19, 2008
KitMaker: 6,603 posts
AeroScale: 6,014 posts
Posted: Sunday, January 08, 2017 - 02:13 AM UTC
She does appear to be a very nice looking kit .
Never heard of this manufacture before are they new ?

Christchurch, New Zealand
Joined: February 01, 2006
KitMaker: 1,491 posts
AeroScale: 1,340 posts
Posted: Sunday, January 08, 2017 - 03:48 AM UTC
Hi Terri I went and looked at their website they only have the one kit looks like they're brand new out of the Ukraine.
Connecticut, United States
Joined: October 26, 2009
KitMaker: 401 posts
AeroScale: 368 posts
Posted: Monday, January 09, 2017 - 09:45 AM UTC
if you want to attract Kids to the model game you should include a pilot.
New Jersey, United States
Joined: February 06, 2015
KitMaker: 895 posts
AeroScale: 791 posts
Posted: Monday, January 09, 2017 - 11:32 AM UTC
I've built the Classic Airframes short run kit and have both old and new FineMolds Claudes in my stash . The Wingsy kit looks to have more surface detail - rivets, etc-
than the FineMolds versions. Hmmm- tempting.