Yokosuka D4Y2-1C one of two pre series planes used for recon duties on Battle of Midway aboard IJNS carrier Soryu. The D4Y2 use a copy of Daimler Banez DB-601 engine and intent replace AIchi D3A “Val” dive bombers in Japan Navy Aviation, this goal never reached because a temperamental engine, and poor dive performance.
The papermodel respresents a Yokosuka D4Y2-1C pre series aircraft configured for recon duties;
Repaint made with authentic colors make by historical research;
Degree of difficult 3/5