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Kawanishi H6K Type 97 “Mavis”

October 7, 2015 PE Matt 4

The Japanese Navy’s requirements for new aircraft in 1934 included a request for a new long-range, multi-engined reconnaissance flying boat capable of patrolling the huge distances of the Pacific Ocean. Kawanishi, building on their experience […]

Kawanishi E7K Type 94 “Alf”

April 14, 2015 PE Matt 0

The Kawanishi E7K “Alf”, or Type 94 Reconnaissance Seaplane, was designed in response to the 7-Shi requirement specification that also produced the Hiro G2H bomber. The aircraft was to be operated from smaller Japanese warships […]