WWII plane replica to fly again


(NEWS10) – In an airplane hangar here in the Capital Region, is a replica of the infamous Japanese Zero that attacked Pearl Harbor 77 years ago.

And, this plane is also a world famous movie star!

It has appeared in the movies “Tora Tora Tora” and “Midway”, and in the TV series “Bass Bass Black Sheep.”

This particular plane was actually manufactured in Canada, but is now in Latham.  Plans are now underway for the Tora 101, a Japanese Zero training aircraft replica, to get back in the air with a new engine.

The plane is already booked for air shows in 2019.

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