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Offline swallow

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A6M Zero competition
« on: February 14, 2008, 02:26:12 am »
Hello Everyone ,

Looking for more information of the A6m ( Zero ) or 12Shi carrier based fighter competition
with Nakajima . (Source : Warbird History ZERO  Robert C.Mikesh )

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Re: A6M Zero competition
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2008, 09:20:52 pm »
Interesting topic!
For I did not know that the Mitsubishi ‘Zero’ was a competitive design competition.
Nor did I know that Nakajima submitted a design to this requirement!
I have never heard of the Nakajima 12Shi design

Look forward to responses


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Re: A6M Zero competition
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2008, 01:15:00 am »
only to write something ; Nakajima decided the specification was impossible to achieve and as far as I know  they didn't join the competition .

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Re: A6M Zero competition
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2008, 06:36:00 am »
Thank you R.16.
All responses wellcome