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Offline Justo Miranda

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #30 on: March 13, 2009, 07:54:16 am »
The third shot shows some RATO mountings. All from NARA US Navy files.


From D4Y4 "Suisei" bomber

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #31 on: March 16, 2009, 03:32:27 pm »
Here's some more Japanese jet/rocket engine stuff. The first photo shots the Baika pulse-jet engine along with several other rocket and jet engines. The second photo was taken at the same facility and to be quite honest, I have no idea what all the bits are. maybe of interest to engine enthusiasts.

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #32 on: March 17, 2009, 05:31:21 am »
do i spy bits for a turbo prop?

just behind the complete engine there is a prop shaft coming off something and there is a big 6 bladed prop laying on the floor

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #33 on: April 22, 2009, 03:59:56 am »
Here's a scale model depiction of the Ohka Type 43 along with a Photoshop illustration based on the info supplied here a few months back.

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #34 on: June 14, 2009, 02:04:11 pm »
To add to the discussion, the lead article in the latest issue of Air Power History magaine (Summer '09), pub'd by the [US] Air Force Historical Foundation, has an article that might be of interest:  "Racing Against Invasion: Engineering a Kamikaze 'Cruise Missile'," by Thomas Momiyama; he makes some good use of reference materials in Japanese, and he lays out some of the background on the MXY7 machines in the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum's collection.

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #35 on: October 07, 2015, 10:25:56 am »
Did any one have good Ohka Type 43 three-view?

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #38 on: October 08, 2015, 09:52:35 am »
 The Kikka that is at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC emerged a while back from the NASM Silver Hill storage facility and is now visible on the floor of the newish Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar at the Udvar-Hazy Center out near Dulles Airport.
 
 Not completely clear, here, as it is slightly obscured by the tip float of a Sikorsky JRS-1 (Only aircraft at NASM that was at Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, 1941) and is also slightly obscured by the Lippisch DM-1 (vertical tail and wingtips removed). Looks like one of the Kikka wing panels is lying close to the right wing leading edge of the DM-1.

Some other interesting aerospace artifacts in the picture as well.

Did not have a good camera with me, so I apologize for the Iphone photos. These were taken Sept 13, 2015.
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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #39 on: October 08, 2015, 11:07:38 am »
 good info ....Lippisch DM-1 fuselage in photo 2
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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #40 on: October 27, 2015, 06:07:31 pm »
good info ....Lippisch DM-1 fuselage in photo 2

Yes, indeed...as mentioned in my post with the photograph....:)

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #41 on: October 09, 2016, 10:23:34 am »
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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #42 on: October 09, 2016, 04:49:35 pm »
good info ....Lippisch DM-1 fuselage in photo 2
Me.too. Very good information!!

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #43 on: February 13, 2018, 04:27:18 am »
From Aero Journal 37.

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Re: Japanese "Special Attack" Projects WW2
« Reply #44 on: April 08, 2018, 10:46:15 am »
Do you have any official drawing regarding the baika please?