Please, only post in this thread if you have a valid link to a resource on the Japanese planes used in the game, which are the A6M2 Model 21 Zero and the Aichi D3A1 "Val". Any links to pictures, models, paint schemes, etc. will help all the japanese plane skinners out there...
http://www.visi.com/~micahbly/color/a6m/ - The color guides for Mistubishi and Nakajima, covering 1939-1945
http://www.j-aircraft.com/gallery/navy/a6m2_gallery.htm - This one is for models, but they are pretty good sources for color schemes and identification markings...
Any other good ones out there? Post them here, please...
just a few more sites for ya...;)
http://www.bluewaternavy.com/ijn_ships_and_planes.htm - A page of IJN decals that can be sampled for various decorations
http://22.214.171.124/ijna/a6m.htm - A page on the A6M2 Zero, with several color schemes, 3-view drawings (for paneling line design), and specs
http://126.96.36.199/ijna/d3a.htm - A page on the D3A1/2 "Val", with several color schemes, 3-view drawings (for paneling line design), and specs
http://www.collectiques.net/shop/catalogue/corgi/aa72/nishizawa.html http://www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/IJARG/nishizawa.html - Hiroyoshi Nishizawa's (aka "Devil of Rabaul) A2M6 aircraft
http://www.collectiques.net/shop/catalogue/corgi/aa72/saburosaki.html http://www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/IJARG/sakai.html - Saburo Sakai's A2M6 aircraft
http://users.accesscomm.ca/magnusfamily/sinojap.htm http://www.billybishop.net/ijnaf.html - Refrence page for Japanese Aces. You can search for many individuals by name and find documentation about the planes they flew
http://pacific.valka.cz/planes/ijnaf_marking.htm - IJNAF carrier based aircraft identification & marking reference
http://www.jpsmodell.de/dc/ijnaf_e.htm - Japanese Navy color shemes (although field variations were common)