Miscellaneous Parts, Mitsubishi A6M5 Reisen (Zero Fighter) Model 52 "Zeke"


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Transferred from the U.S. Air Force


  • Natural Fabric
  • Aluminum
  • Steel
  • Wood
  • Plastic
  • Copper Alloy
  • Plaster
  • Rubber
  • Paper


Storage: 99.4 x 89.9 x 41.3cm (39 1/8 x 35 3/8 x 16 1/4 in.)

Country of Origin


Physical Description

  • 10 wooden strips from aileron, fabric from control surfaces (U.S.-reportedly), U. S.-supplied gun cover for wing leading edge, Japanese gun cover with fabric boot, bungee cord, U.S. battery cover, shock mounts for seat, starter crank assembly for Sakae engine, steel bracket, landing gear strut part, yellow plastic wing tip light lens and form, clear-plastic tail light lens and form (non-original), 3 stencils, battery holder and lid, ammunition feeder and clip marked "will not fit," contol stick boot, landing gear link, miscellaneous pieces of aluminum, fabric, bungee, clamps, hardware, and tubing.
  • Wing and rudder fabric (7 pcs.); 2 leading edge gun cover panels; stancils- right wheel fairing, left landing gear wheel fairing & elevator horn cones; misc. cables, hardware and other fragments.


CRAFT-Aircraft Parts

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