This item is discontinued and is not expected to come back into stock.
This is a plastic display aircraft.
From the manufacturer:
This is a factory finished 1/48 scale plastic model depicting the 188 Zero fighter flown by the 582nd Air Group out of Rabaul in WWII. The marking scheme is unique to this product and does not feature in any Tamiya assembly kit of the aircraft. Features metal pitot tubes and realistic depictions of weathering for an expert finish.