The Nakajima J1N1 Gekko was a twin-engine aircraft used for reconnaissance, night fighter, and kamikaze missions. It was equipped with an oblique-firing system with 20mm fixed-angle guns and operated as a Japanese "Gekko" (Moonlight) night fighter. This allowed it to strike bombers while maintaining a parallel course and speed with a target either above or below. The Allied code name was Irving.

Nakajima NF Gekko Type II Late

Nakajima NF Gekko Type II Late

Code: TA61078



Product Description


Nakajima NF Gekko Type II Late
Plastic model kit.
Scale 1/48
Manufacturer: Tamiya

Aircraft in 1/48 scale... big enough to hold on to... big enough to see all the details. Big enough for novice as well as professional modeller to build, enjoy and display. The series itself contains planes of the world. The accuracy in detailing is there. Parts simplified for ease of assembly. All with decals and history and easy to follow instructions. Series includes seaplanes, fighters, interceptors and ground attack.