Model, Recognition, Nakajima B5N "KATE"


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. Department of the Navy, Office of the Asst. Secretary of the Navy.


  • Wood - overall
  • Plastic - windscreens


Model: 4.4 x 14 x 21.6cm (1 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Wood and plastic US Navy recognition model of an Imperial Japanese Navy Nakajima B5N "KATE" single-engine torpedo bomber In green with grey undersides color scheme. 1/72 scale. Circa 1943.



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