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COBI Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero (5729)

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The COBI Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero Set (5729) is a high quality, made in Europe, brick set that is fully compatible with LEGO. The COBI Zero features a unique assortment of parts and easy to read detailed instructions in english. Regardless if you are an experienced brick collector or new to military bricks, COBI bricks will become your go to for highly detailed display and play military and historical bricks.

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COBI Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero (5729)

The COBI Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero (5729) is a high quality, made in Europe, brick set that is fully compatible with LEGO. The COBI Mitsubishi A6 M2 Zero (5729) features a unique assortment of parts and easy to read detailed instructions in english. Regardless if you are an experienced brick collector or new to military bricks, COBI bricks will become your go to for highly detailed display and play military and historical bricks.

This set goes great with the COBI Grumman F4F here.

The COBI A6M2 Zero Set parts are all pad printed so no messy decals are necessary. Just make sure you place the marked parts in the appropriate place per the detailed COBI instructions.

How many parts does the COBI Mitsubishi A6 M2 Zero Set (5729) have?

The COBI Mitsubishi A6 M2 Zero Set has 347 parts.

How many COBI Mini Figs come with the set?

The COBI Mitsubishi A6 M2 Zero comes with mini 1 figure.

How do COBI bricks compare with LEGO?

COBI bricks are fully compatible with LEGO Bricks and are made from the same high quality EU made resins. The main difference you will notice is that COBI bricks feature many unique parts that are specifically made to make their military brick sets as realistic as possible. This means there are many smooth top pieces and parts that are made specifically for each set.

Additionally, COBI bricks feature many more parts per set due to their layered approach to building sets. You can learn more about the similarities and differences between COBI and LEGO here.

How long is the COBI Mitsubishi A6 M2 Zero Set (5729)?

The COBI 5729 Zero is 10.6″ long.

How wide is the COBI Mitsubishi A6 M2 Zero (5729)?

The COBI zero is 15″ wide.

How tall is COBI (5729)?

The COBI AM6 is 4.5″ tall.

Both adults and brick collectors of all ages will get hours of enjoyment from this COBI Mitsubishi A6 M2 Zero Set (5729).  Whether you are buying to display or play, Cobi Brick sets will not disappoint.  Ships quickly from Billings, MT USA with tracking number.

Also consider the COBI AU-1 Corsair Set (2415) and the COBI Yamato Battleship Set here

 Mitsubishi A6 M2 Zero History

The Mitsubishi A6M “Zero” is a long-range carrier-based fighter aircraft formerly manufactured by Mitsubishi Aircraft Company, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and was operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1940 to 1945. The A6M was designated as the Mitsubishi Navy Type 0 carrier fighter, or the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen. The A6M was usually referred to by its pilots as the Reisen, “0” being the last digit of the imperial year 2600 (1940) when it entered service with the Imperial Navy. The official Allied reporting namewas “Zeke”, although the name “Zero” (from Type 0) was used colloquially as well.

The Zero is considered to have been the most capable carrier-based fighter in the world when it was introduced early in World War II, combining excellent maneuverability and very long range. The Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service also frequently used it as a land-based fighter.

In early combat operations, the Zero gained a reputation as a dogfighter, achieving an outstanding kill ratio of 12 to 1, but by mid-1942 a combination of new tactics and the introduction of better equipment enabled Allied pilots to engage the Zero on generally equal terms. By 1943, the Zero was less effective against newer Allied fighters due to design limitations. It lacked hydraulic boosting for its ailerons and rudder, rendering it extremely difficult to maneuver at high speeds. By 1944, with Allied fighters approaching the A6M levels of maneuverability and consistently exceeding its firepower, armor, and speed, the A6M had largely become outdated as a fighter aircraft. However, as design delays and production difficulties hampered the introduction of newer Japanese aircraft models, the Zero continued to serve in a front-line role until the end of the war in the Pacific. During the final phases, it was also adapted for use in kamikaze operations. Japan produced more Zeros than any other model of combat aircraft during the war.

Find more about the real Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero that inspired the COBI A6M2 Zero Set (5729)  Here at Wikipedia.

 

4 reviews for COBI Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero (5729)

  1. mbwellstx (verified owner)

    This was a fun build. I was a bit confused early on when the wings were hinged but it made sense later on. Since all the pieces minus just a few are all the same color that added some challenge. Overall impressed with the dimensions and the consistent method by which Cobi designs their sets.

  2. connor

    really GOOD i like cobi

  3. Steve Kindy (verified owner)

    A great fun and easy build. Enjoyed this set immensely. Would highly recommend it. War Bricks was a pleasure to work with..

  4. Michael Reitz (verified owner)

    As the aerospace education officer for the local Civil Air Patrol squadron I often use Cobi sets to engage my cadets since many of them love to build brick kits. The Zero model is especially well done with the smooth trailing edge of the wings to the excellent way of creating the wing dihedral.

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