IJN Akagi | 1:250 Model
IJN Akagi | 1:250 Model
The iconic flagship of the Imperial Japanese Navy, Akagi, was part of the Japanese fleet that brought the USA into World War II. Get to know one of the 20th Century's most iconic battleships in breathtaking detail. This incredibly detailed, 1:250 scale model of the Akagi measures over a metre long.
Choose your option: Pay-as-you-build or buy the full kit!
Product in Depth
The Akagi started as a battlecruiser built in 1920, and was converted to an aircraft carrier in 1925. She took part in Japan's war with China in 1939 and also served many operations in World War II. It was finally sunk by Japanese destroyers at the battle of Midway on June 5, 1942, to avoid the aircraft falling into enemy hands. Get to know one of the 20th Century's most iconic battleships in breathtaking detail. Now is your chance to build your own stunning 1:250 scale model of the IJN Akagi aircraft carrier.
This incredibly detailed, 1:250 scale model of the Akagi measures over a metre long. It features 21 scale-model aircraft and is made up of hundreds of laser-cut wooden parts, die-cast metal parts and photo-etched brass fittings that will give many hours of modelling pleasure.
The Akagi is available exclusively to ModelSpace customers as a series of 12 or 24 monthly shipments. You can also get it in one go, as a full kit. This model is not available anywhere else and is a stunning addition to any ship modeller's collection. The aircraft carrier Akagi is suitable for beginners and pros alike.
Each month, your step-by-step instructions are available to download directly from our website, showing you how to build your model. Along with the build instructions, the pdf files will explain all the modelling techniques you’ll need in order to achieve superb results, and include useful hints and tips to help you master the trickier skills involved. All Full Kits are provided with CD instructions only.
The breathtaking 1:250-scale model is accurate to the last detail.
Your Modelling Experience
- Each shipment includes high-quality parts to build your IJN Akagi
- Free delivery to UK and Ireland
- You can select from our 24 months pay-as-you-build option at £29.99 per month, 12 months pay-as-you-build option at £59.99 per month or Full Kit at £649. Find out more information about the 24 months pay-as-you-build delivery schedule
- Each month, your step-by-step instructions (PDF Format) are available to download from us. All Full Kits are provided with CD instructions only.
- Plus, your FREE gift - A magnificent tool-kit worth over £40 with your fourth delivery
- No commitment, No obligation - You are free to cancel at any time
Created specifically for ModelSpace, this toolkit comprises: Side cutter, micro drills, files, tweezers and more. FREE with your 2nd delivery.
Key Features of the IJN Akagi
Measures more than three feet from bow to stern
Ships with 21 scale model aircraft
Made from laser-cut wooden and die-cast metal parts
Includes detailed, photo-etched brass fittings
The hull is constructed from wood, beginning with the base, frames and blocks. It is then that the planking and walls of the hangar are added, increasing the level of detail and revealing more of the shape.
Length: 1070 mm | Height: 175 mm | Beam: 170 mm | Scale: 1:250
Through your building experience, you will have help from our experts with the easy-to-follow step-by-step assembly guide. You can take a look also at our exclusive Forum and discuss with fellow modelers.
Even as a model-making novice, you can build the IJN Akagi together in easy stages, learning the skills as you go.
Your Build consists of 13 Packs. Each Pack has 8 stages. CLICK HERE for more details.
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2014-10-04 13:42:52This is a great ship to build lots of detail inside the hangars and outside on the hull plus a full compliment of aircraft is also included
2014-08-18 19:49:35I really recommend this model to everyone who is interested to recreate this fantastic ship with lots of minature planes, it is a great joy to build this ship.
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