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Mitsubishi A6M "Zero"

5,810 Hypn0  4.0 years ago

I have been working on this for a while but here it is. finaly! it has a cockpit too! please dont make fun of me it was the best I could do. flys like a zero lol

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A6M "Zero"

Replica of Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero Model 22 (NX712Z),[1] used (with the atypical green camouflage shown) in the film Pearl Harbor
Role Fighter
National origin Japan
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
First flight 1 April 1939
Introduction 1 July 1940
Retired 1945 (Japan)
Primary users Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service
Chinese Nationalist Air Force
Produced 1940–1945
Number built 10,939
Variants Nakajima A6M2-N
The Mitsubishi A6M "Zero" is a long-range fighter aircraft manufactured by Mitsubishi Aircraft Company, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1940 to 1945. The A6M was designated as the Mitsubishi Navy Type 0 carrier fighter (??????? rei-shiki-kanjo-sentoki), or the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen. The A6M was usually referred to by its pilots as the "Reisen" (zero fighter), "0" being the last digit of the imperial year 2600 (1940) when it entered service with the Imperial Navy. The official Allied reporting name was "Zeke", although the use of the name "Zero" was later adopted by the Allies as well.

The Zero was considered the most capable carrier-based fighter in the world when it was introduced early in World War II, combining excellent maneuverability and very long range.[2] The Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service (IJNAS) also frequently used it as a land-based fighter.

In early combat operations, the Zero gained a legendary reputation as a dogfighter,[3] achieving an outstanding kill ratio of 12 to 1,[4] but by mid-1942 a combination of new tactics and the introduction of better equipment enabled Allied pilots to engage the Zero on generally equal terms.[5] By 1943, due to inherent design weaknesses and an inability to equip it with a more powerful aircraft engine, the Zero gradually became less effective against newer Allied fighters. By 1944, with opposing Allied fighters approaching its levels of maneuverability and consistently exceeding its firepower, armor, and speed, the A6M had largely become outdated as a fighter aircraft. However, due to design delays and production difficulties, which hampered the introduction of newer Japanese aircraft models, the Zero continued to serve in a front line role until the end of the war in the Pacific. During the final phases, it was also adapted for use in kamikaze operations.[6] Japan produced more Zeros than any other model of combat aircraft during the war.[7]

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Mac
  • Wingspan 33.3ft (10.2m)
  • Length 26.0ft (7.9m)
  • Height 10.9ft (3.3m)
  • Empty Weight 3,428lbs (1,555kg)
  • Loaded Weight 5,164lbs (2,342kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.387
  • Wing Loading 20.7lbs/ft2 (100.9kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 249.8ft2 (23.2m2)
  • Drag Points 2835

Parts

  • Number of Parts 120
  • Control Surfaces 10
  • Performance Cost 490
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    31.0k pavthepilot

    @HistoricBirds I have added a working cockpit to one of my Spitfires

    3.8 years ago
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    31.0k pavthepilot

    @HistoricBirds how about some mp?

    3.8 years ago
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    31.0k pavthepilot

    @HistoricBirds good

    3.9 years ago
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    31.0k pavthepilot

    @HistoricBirds 157.7.214.47

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    5,810 Hypn0

    @ThePilotDude 157.7.214.47

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    5,810 Hypn0

    @pavthepilot im gonna get ThePilotDude so its not just the two of us

    3.9 years ago
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    5,810 Hypn0

    @pavthepilot ok

    3.9 years ago
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    31.0k pavthepilot

    @HistoricBirds 157.7.214.47

    3.9 years ago
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    5,810 Hypn0

    @TheDepressedPig the hellcat isn't in my ulisted posts like i thought. but i will try to post it as soon as i can sorry for the inconvenience and ma the force be with you :)

    3.9 years ago
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    5,810 Hypn0

    @ThePilotDude
    @Junkyardleader

    you guys can meet me in multiplayer any time before 18:00 central time today

    If i am not there just fly around for a minute or so and I will be on

    ip : 157.7.205.136

    4.0 years ago
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    5,810 Hypn0

    @pavthepilot yay! I made a spitfire that i want to show you :D

    4.0 years ago
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    31.0k pavthepilot

    @HistoricBirds gr8 one , sry for being inactive , personal blyat i might go mp tonight

    4.0 years ago
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    8,426 koreanbassin

    Cool, great work id like to see some good things come from you!

    4.0 years ago
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    7,066 Roswell

    Kool!

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    34.8k AdlerSteiner

    Awesome! Keep up the good work!

    4.0 years ago
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    35.6k ThePilotDude

    Great job! I love the cockpit! (And the rest of the plane duh) 1 thing though; consider putting some cockpit frames in place. I know it's hard, but it's a really nice touch, and it's worth it.

    4.0 years ago
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    32.1k CRJ900Pilot

    Np! @HistoricBirds

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    5,810 Hypn0

    @CRJ900Pilot thanks!

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    32.1k CRJ900Pilot

    Wow very nice! You have lots of potential!

    4.0 years ago