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67" Mitsubishi A6M Zero RCM&E Special Plan 2016
by Tony Nijhuis

Tony Nijhuis 67 Inch Mitsubishi A6M Zero

Tony Nijhuis 67 Inch Mitsubishi A6M Zero

Tony Nijhuis 67 Inch Mitsubishi A6M Zero

Similar in construction to most of our other 'warbirds' this model once again takes a simplistic approach to what is a complicated full-size aircraft, full of compound curves! Although the model uses curved balsa wood to achieve that traditional Zero look, it is surprisingly easy to build and proved a real joy to fly.

There's a saying that if it looks right, it will fly right and this version of the Zero epitomises this saying to a tee. The model is well mannered and with flaps extended, floats beautifully at low speed and remains reassuringly stable.

The construction of the Zero, as with all our models is traditional, so no foam anywhere. Jjust good old fashioned balsa and plywood.

The plans are full size and reproduced on two very large sheets of quality paper.

A VAC form set is available which includes a canopy, a scale spinners and radial cowl. As with all our models, a CNC pack and wood pack, to complete the model is available. (Please note that the wood pack assumes you are using the CNC pack in conjunction). The CNC pack includes all fuselage formers, fuselage sides, the wing ribs, fin & tailplane parts and much more.

To assist the building of this model, we have made available a free down load of the build article used in the 2016 RCM&E Special.

As per usual, we have worked with 4-Max Models Ltd who have put together a superb bespoke electric flight package using their high quality Black Series of Brushless Motors turns a scale diameer 3-bladed prop and has more then enough power even if your Zero is a couple of pounds over the target weight. This package, can only be sourced direct from

Lastly and possibly the most important part of your build is a photographic construction log which is also available as a free download for you to print out.
These photos will be invaluable and we would suggest downloading these before you start work so you can familiarise yourself with the build.


1701mm / 67"
1244mm / 49"
Electric Motors
4-Max Recommended
6 Function
4309g / 9.5lbs
Wing Loading
32oz/sq’ (10.2kg/m2)


 Click here to download the RCM&E build article in PDF format

 Click here to download the build photos in PDF format

Please click here for the recommended electric setup

Please Note
Although we carry selective stock, we generally print and manufacture to order so deliveries may take up to 28 days to reach you from point of order. Also delivery of plans, some plastic parts and CNC wood packs will be sent as separate consignments.

For overseas orders please Email us

Description Price Quantity
Plan for 67 " Mitsubishi A6M Zero £35.00
Vac form set (canopy, spinners and cowl) £45.00
Plan + Vac form set Save £3.00 £77.00
CNC Pack (all fuselage formers, fuselage sides, wing ribs, fin & tail plane parts, nacelle parts plus much more) £72.00
Plan + CNC Pack + Vac form set Save £6.00 £146.00
Wood Pack needed to complete (wings, sheeting and strip) £94.00
Plan + CNC Pack + Vac form set + Wood Pack Save £10.00 £236.00
Electric retracting main landing gear £150.00 Out of Stock
1/7th Scale Japanese WWII Pilot £14.99
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