Blue Box Toys is proud to introduce "Lieutenant Sakae," a 1:6 scale, fully poseable WWII Imperial Japanese Navy Pilot. This super-realistic 12-inch action figure features a painstaking attention to detail, intricate design and die-cast metal weapons and accessories. "Lieutenant Sakae" comes equipped with authentic Japanese pilot flight suit, fur lined flight cap with goggles, scarf, headband, Nambu pistol with holster, Life vest, Parachute harness with 4 point buckle, binoculars with case, wristwatch, compass, metal samurai "pilots" short sword with scabbard and more.
Japanese pilots may have been quite prepared to die in battle, but I don't think they were so keen to die as a result of a stupid engine failure. And certainly their commanding officers were not keen to lose them.
Also, in WWII aircraft you'd usually need a pillow to sit on if you weren't wearing a parachute, right?