The Kawasaki Ki-61 was a Japanese World War II fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force. The first reports of encounters claimed the Ki-61s were Messerschmitt Bf 109s, further reports claimed that the new aircraft was an Italian design, this led to the Allied reporting name of "Tony" assigned by the United States War department, the Japanese Army designation was "Army Type 3 Fighter". It was the only mass produced Japanese fighter of the war to use a liquid cooled inline V engine. Over 3,000 Ki-61s were produced and the initial prototypes saw action over Yokohama during the Halsey-Doolittle raid on 18th April 1942 and they continued to fly combat missions throughout the war.
This model of the Kawasaki Ki-61 Tony captures the graceful lines and mean look of the full size airplane and the weathered, detailed finish will turn heads where ever you fly. The model has been designed around a .40~46 size 2 stroke or .61~70 4 stroke engines though equally at home with an equivalent size electric motor. It is supplied with fixed landing gear but it is easily converted to retracts, the wheel wells are already installed.
The model is of balsa and lite-ply construction and is fully covered in a scale weathered camoflaged finish. Also supplied is a fiberglass cowling, landing gear doors, machine gun detail and hand painted pilot.
• Balsa and lite-ply construction
• Fully covered in authentic weathered camoflage finish
• Fiberglass cowling
• ABS pitot tube
• Landing gear doors
• Machine gun detail
• Hand painted pilot
• Control surfaces pre-hinged and installed
All Up Weight: 2.75~3kg
5~6 channel transmitter and receiver
5 standard size servos
.40~46 size 2 stroke or .61~70 size 4 stroke engine or electric equivalent.
Wheels, servo trays, engines mounts, pitot tube, antenna, fuel tank, fiberglass cowling, radiator air scoop, pilot figure, spinner, decals and all hardware.
beautiful plane, watch out with the covering it is pierced before you know.
and when aren't aware you will be shortly...and then you got a big scar.
just some trouble with the exhaust to fit and the steering gear for the the tail steering wheel ..it is big it's got great looks better than the pics from hk...sure recommend this one.
but don't follow hk's advice about the retracts cos i bought those for 70,- euro and where way to small...the artist in me ruined it before hk could react.Ich habe die Maschine fr einen Freund gekauft. Hersteller ist VQ Models. Wie bei Modellen dieses Herstellers blich ist die Verarbeitung top. Man erhlt viel Flugzeug frs Geld. Weitere Infos folgen wenn sie gebaut und eingeflogen ist.Superb quality kit.
Looks very impressive both on the ground and in the air. I'm running an NTM 42-58 500kv motor on 4s, a 14x7x3 prop and an 85A BlueSeries ESC. Fitted with HK15138 servos and 90 degree retracts ( 107000143 )Ich habe im Mai 2015 die Kawa gekauft. Schnelle Lieferung . Einwandfreie Qualitt. Folie ohne Fakten und Blasen. Genutzt habe ich einen PlanetHobby 8,5 ccm und Servos von Hitec. Schwerpunkt ohne zustzliches Blei erreichbar. Angaben von Schwerpunkt und Ruderausschlgen haben bei mir 100 pcnt gepasst. 2Klicks Hhe getrimmt und vllig entspannter Erstflug. Absolut zu empfehlenI have had 3 flight days with this plane and it flies very well, the build is straight forward with all the parts fitting well, I am running an electric motor, make sure you have down thrust when you do the motor install, there is side thrust built into the bulkhead, the C of G in the manual is good, I have not moved it, the covering can be painted if you need to, I used cheap spray paint from a can to do a little more detailing, no prep is needed, I have uploaded a pic, I would commend this plane, it flies well and looks sharpbuena maqueta si seor de precio ,decoracion todo muy bonito ,sobretodo el piloto pintado amano