Ah okay, that makes more sense. It seems the original description was incorrect.
Justo, do you know where I can find more information regarding Japanese centrifugal-type jet engines? I’m curious how they compare to the axial series.
and thanks for the amazing images and information, as always
The Koreans and Japanese (not to mention the Chinese) are able to churn out warships by the dozen more cheaply than what the US yards can. The 30DX and Daegu frigates, especially come to mind compared to the FFG(X).
Most people attribute to this to Koreans and Japanese building to commercial...
(also mentions efforts planned or actually attempted with the Ju 290, Ju 390, and the Ki 77. Overlooks the Me 264 though.)
The Rome-Tokyo flight was arguably one of the Regia Aeronautica's finest hours, though unfairly forgotten.