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Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber

From the same inspiration as Old Wombats NA B27-A High Speed Medium Bomber.

photo-shopped images from taidantomcat,  on BtS

I am coming at it from the other side - A Yokosuka project for the Imperial Japanese Navy.  Built in the one true scale.
I am starting with an Airfix Do 217 I have robbed a lot of parts from for other projects.
Nose glazing is a spare from an Italeri B-25G and I will polish it smooth before creating Japanese style framing with masking tape.
Cowlings are probably from a Supermodel Savoia Marchetti SM 81 sitting on the backing ring from the Italeri B-15G.
Engine fronts from an Academy Catalina and props from the Dornier.
Fuselage has been cut down and closed up at the front to match the cross section of the glazing.
Its going to be a trike so i've started scratching a nose gear bay.  I will (hopefully remember to) put in some weight behind the pilots bulkhead.
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« Last Edit: April 28, 2020, 05:23:53 am by zenrat »
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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2020, 12:28:42 am »
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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2020, 01:47:14 am »
Uh, the Japanese origin of this one sounds intriguing!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2020, 02:23:11 am »
I'm hoping that I came up with a IJN designation which works and which wasn't assigned.
P=Land Based Bomber.
2=2nd aircraft of the type (1st was also by Yokosuka - the P1Y Ginga)
Y=Yokosuka

I may paint it in the standard Japanese prototype orange scheme.  Although by late war they were painting them in operational colours.
Theres a lot of PSR to get through before that happens though.

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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2020, 04:34:31 am »
That looks NOTHING like a Do-217.  :o
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2020, 05:24:22 am »
That looks NOTHING like a Do-217.  :o

agree, much more of a twin-engined Republic XF-12 Rainbow feel to it (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_XF-12_Rainbow)
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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2020, 06:32:52 am »

I may paint it in the standard Japanese prototype orange scheme.  Although by late war they were painting them in operational colours.
Theres a lot of PSR to get through before that happens though.

Imperial Navy Green uppers with orange lower surfaces ? Or perhaps one of the pale blue/greys they were using pre and early War ? Could say it got a coat of whatever was in the hangar at that point ?
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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2020, 06:56:11 am »
AH-HAH! The Enemy! :wacko:


Way cool! :thumbsup:
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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2020, 08:53:57 am »

agree, much more of a twin-engined Republic XF-12 Rainbow feel to it (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_XF-12_Rainbow)


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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2020, 03:11:41 am »
Not much done today other than glue all my remaining fishing weights into the area above the nose gear bay.
I'm hoping that, and shifting the main gear legs to the back of the nacelles, will prevent tail sitting.
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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2020, 03:51:24 am »
Very interesting idea, and nice re-use of left over parts.  ;D
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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2020, 03:09:37 am »
Nice start - very elegant.

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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2020, 06:16:59 am »
Mice work so far. It's all fitting together rather well as well....I mean also.

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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2020, 08:18:50 pm »
In nine balls (watching India vs Australia 20/20 womens cricket on the idiots lantern) I shall go to the shed and glue some more plastic into the holes where Dornier had the cockpit.
Then when that has dried the PSR shall begin.
Thing about the Do.217 is once you remove the distinctive bulbous cockpit area you are left with a twin tailed, twin engined aircraft with no particularly distinctive features.  It could be anything.  Especially if you change the engines and vertical tails.
Ideal for the basis of a whiff.
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Re: Yokosuka P2Y Tenousei High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #14 on: February 21, 2020, 04:02:22 am »
PSR on the fuselage.
I had some big holes to fill so i used stinky yellow (Tamiya Polyester Putty) for the first round.  Its sanded and primed and awaiting PPP for round two.

I also sanded all Italeri's frame lines off of the nose glazing, polished it and dipped it in floor polishy stuff.
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