Flying Colors 4: The Works Of Shigeo Koike

by HobbyLink Japan
Product Description
This item is a Japanese-language book or magazine about aircraft and/or aircraft modeling. Some Japanese aircraft books, such as the Aero Detail series contain complete English text as well. See the product description below for details.  Click here for sizing chart.

Here comes the long-awaited fourth installment of Shigeo Koike's beautiful aviation illustrations!

This keepsake volume is chock-full of 60 of Koike's stunning works of aircraft art, renowned for their nearly photographic accuracy while still maintaining an artistic approach, including paintings featured in Fuji Heavy Industries' calendar "World Famous Airplanes" (year 2009 and on), as well as unpublished work (art owned by HobbyLink Japan) and much more!  If you're an aviation buff, a model-kit collector and builder, an aficionado of aircraft history or just someone who appreciates a well-done illustration with a high degree of integrity to the subject matter, you'll want to add this book to your library!   

 

  • Paintings by Shigeo Koike, with commentary by Hiroshi Seo and English translations by HobbyLink Japan's own Scott Hards
  • Limited production of only 3,000 copies worldwide
  • Size B4 (35.3cm by 25cm), printed in full color on high-quality heavy paper
  • Includes 128 pages
  • Softcover, comes in a special sleeve case
  • Publisher: HobbyLink Japan

 

COVER ILLUSTRATION

SPAD S.VII Fighter

 

WORLD FAMOUS AIRPLANES

HANRIOT HD.1 Fighter

PH?NIX D.Ⅱ Fighter

BREGUET 14A.2 Mail Plane

LOHNER Type Te Naval Flying Boat

SALMSON 2A.2 Reconnaissance Plane

AEG G.Ⅳ Bomber

DOUGLAS DWC World Cruiser“CHICAGO”

KAWASAKI Type 95 Model 2 Fighter (Ki10-II)

POLIKARPOV Po2/U2 (S13) Trainer (Ambulance)

MITSUBISHI Type 92 Reconnaissance Plane

BRISTOL Bulldog Mk.IIA Fighter

KAWASAKI C-5 High Speed Utility Plane

DE HAVILLAND D.H.34 Passenger Transport

SUPERMARINE Sea Eagle Passenger Flying Boat

BOEING P-26A “Peashooter” Fighter

SAVOIA MARCHETTI SM79T Sparviero Long Distance Flight Racer

SUPERMARINE S.6B Schneider Trophy Racer

POTEZ 62 Passenger Transport

MITSUBISHI Type 97-1 Reconnaissance Plane

BOEING F4B-2 Carrier Fighter

SHORT L.17 “Scylla” Passenger Transport

YOKOSUKA K5Y (Type 93) “Willow” Trainer

JUNKERS Ju52/3m Transport (Ambulance)

NAKAJIMA Type95 Reconnaissance Float Plane

LAVOCHKIN La-5 Fighter

DORNIER Do J Ⅱb WAL Passenger/Mail Service Flying Boat

WESTLAND Lysander Ⅰ Co-operation Aero Plane

BLOHM UND VOSS BV138C Patrol Flying Boat

JUNKERS Ju87A-1 “Stuka” Dive Bomber

DOUGLAS TBD-1 Devastator Torpedo Bomber

NAKAJIMA Type 1 Model 1 (Ki43-1) “Oscar” Fighter

VOUGHT OS2U Kingfisher Observation Scouting Floatplane

GRUMMAN FM-2 (F4F-8) Wildcat Carrier Fighter

SIEBEL Si204D Crew Trainer/Multi-Purpose Plane

BRISTOL Blenheim Mk.IV Bomber

GRUMMAN F6F-3 Hellcat Carrier Fighter

KAWASAKI Ki-45 (Prototype) Long Range Fighter

MESSERSCHMITT Me410 “Hornisse” Multirole Fighter

POTEZ 63.11 Multirole Plane

DOUGLAS A-20J Havoc Light Bomber

NAKAJIMA C6N “Saiun-kai” Carrier Reconnaissance Plane

SUPERMARINE Spitfire Mk.Vb Trop Fighter

NAKAJIMA Type 4 (Ki-84) “Frank” Fighter

AVRO 685 York Civil Transport

BEECHCRAFT (FUJI) T-34 Mentor Primary Trainer

LOCKHEED L-649 Constellation Passenger Transport

 

HobbyLink Japan SPECIAL COLLECTION

ALBATROS D.Ⅲ (OEF) Fighter

GLOSTER Gladiator Mk.I Fighter

HAWKER Hurricane Mk.ⅡC Night Fighter

BOEING B-17G Flying Fortress Bomber

DOUGLAS A-26B Invader Bomber

LOCKHEED P-38J Lightning Fighter

FOCKE-WULF Fw190 D-9 Fighter vs CONSOLIDATED B-24H Liberator Bomber

BRISTOL Beaufighter Mk.21 Fighter

NORTH AMERICAN P-51D Mustang Fighter

NORTH AMERICAN T-28C Trojan Trainer

FOLLAND Gnat T.1 Trainer

ROCKWELL OV-10A Bronco Light Attack Aircraft

NORTH AMERICAN F-100D Super Sabre Fighter

Assembly Guide
Code:
HLJFC-4
Series:
Flying Colors: Koike Shigeo Illustrations
Date Released:
May 2016
Package Size/Weight:
36.5 x 26.0 x 1.3 cm / 1200g
Manufacturer:

HobbyLink Japan

In Stock

Price:
¥8,800 USD $86.19; €77.37
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