The Wind Rises "Dream" Airplane

From a semi-biographical animated movie about Jiro Horikoshi, designer of the Zero.

From a semi-autobiographical animated movie of the life of Jiro Horikoshi, designer of the Zero.  Horikoshi dreams of building and flying this airplane as a small child,
wearing his nightclothes.  Though the stated scale is 1/48, that would make little Jiro a very large child indeed.  The "scale" is probably closer to 1/32 if the
pilot is used as a reference.  The title of the movie is "The Wind Rises", it is very well done and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2013.

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