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IJN A6M2 Model 21 Tainan Kokutai(1942) 1.0

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Mitsubishi A6M2 Model 21 Tainan Kokutai

 


For Strike Fighters 2

 

Mitsubishi A6M2 Model 21 Tainan Kokutai(New Guinea 1942).

 

Tainan Kokutai was one of the more skilled IJN fighters units and was very active in New Guinea Theater of Operations.
The unit attack many times Port Moresby, in escort for bombers or as fighter Sweep and cause heavy losses to the USAAF and RAAF Units.
His home airfield, Lae, was targeted and attacked many times, by B-25, B-26, B-17s, P-39, P-40, P-400s, etc but the results were no brillant and worst, increased still the allied losses.
On August 3, 1942 Tanian Kokutai was re-deployed at Lakunai Rabaul and in a few days began a new campaign: Guadalcanal.

 


Breve chronology of the Tainan Kokutai.

 

Feb 16, 1942 The first six A6M2 of the 4th Kokutai arrived to Rabaul.
Mar 3, 1942 Lae airfield occupied by the Japanese and developed into a forward airfield.
Mar 8, 1942 Japanese troops occuped Lae and Salamaua.
Mar 10, 1942 Tainan Kokutai deployed at Lae. Eleven A6M2 availables.
Apr 11, 1942 20 A6M2 delivered by Kasuga Maru to Tainan Kokutai.
Jun 15, 1942 Mitsubishi produced the A6M3 Model 32.First unit served with the new model were the 2th Kokutai and the Tainan Kokutai.Grey paint scheme.
Jul 30, 1942 20 A6M3 Model 32 arrived to Rabaul for deliver to Tainan Kokutai.
Aug 3, 1942 Tainan Kokutai move from Lae to Lakunai Rabaul.
Nov 1, 1942 Tainan Kokutai renamed as the 251th Kokutai.
Nov 15, 1942 251th Kokutai recalled to Toyohashi air base in Japan to replace its losses.

 

The model

 


Specifications for Model 21 revised and adjusted
Decals(Including dataplate)
Real registrations numbers after Tainan Kokutai
New IJN patch
Set Primary and secondary guns
Grey drop tank(329 liters)
PilotWW2JpnNavy
Use IJN code
Use only IJN weapons
Hangar and loading screens
New loadout screen(not more colour rose)
Default prop engine sound

 

See readme for others details

 


Credits and thanks

 

Original by ArmorDave
SF2 Zero and Rufe Pak by Wrench
Panel, I dont know, but thanks.

 

Happy flights



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