Our A6M Zero Airplane is a replica scale model of the original Japanese aircraft manufactured by Mitsubishi Aircraft Company. The A6M Zero aircraft was a carrier-based fighter airplane flown in the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1940-1945. Due to its long range and excellent maneuverability it initially had an outstanding kill ratio of 12 to 1 compared to the Allied aircraft. The Allies quickly caught up and by 1943 the Zero was less effective. By 1944 the aircraft was outdated as it could not add a newer, faster engine and make other needed modifications. 10,939 A6M Zero aircraft had been built for the Japanese Navy.
The Mitsubishi Zero model is an authentic, extraordinary replica of the original aircraft that has been faithfully reproduced with kiln dried Philippine mahogany wood. Each model is meticulously carved, hand sanded and painted following exact blueprint details of the original aircraft. The result is a handsome, wood airplane sculpture to be admired and enjoyed. It also arrives with an attractive wood base for display.