CLEARANCE: Above Top Secret
- Jun 25, 2009
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Very interesting!! And so there seems to have been a confusion between "7-Shi" and 17-Shi" here.blackkite said:Hi! MXJ1.
Actually it's blackkite who posted the picture, but thanks anyway! ;Dgerhard said:Thanks for the picture Skyblaser and clearing the confusion. There is a huge difference between the two gliders.
But your picture says "7-Shi", doesn't it?!? So is this to say that Wikipedia is right and that your book made a mistake??blackkite said:Of course it's a 17-shi glider.
Actually MXZ1 was only the first type bearing the name Shinryu/Jinryu.blackkite said:Oh thanks. Jinryu is MXZ1!!
‘Japan Student Aviation League’ was established in 1930 fully sponsored by Asahi Newspaper Company. Members at that time were 8 colleges as Hosei, Waseda, Senshu, Keio, Jikei Medical, Meiji, kanto Gakuin, Yokohama. In 1935, glider training was included. After that, Added to the original members, Kansai, Tokai, Tohoku, Kyushu, and Hokkaido Branches are formed and became one of major nationwide students sporting organization. First ‘Student Gliding Competition’ was held at Kirigamine Highland in 1938.
All the activities were suspended due to WWII, and still wait for the restart until 1952 after 7 years of flight prohibition. 20 colleges gathered and organized in 1952 right after the prohibition the became Non-Profit Foundation for glider sports under Ministry of Education in order to promote aviation culture.
Hi Maveric-san! Unfortunately I don't know vsha-site English version. How about to use contact us.Maveric said:Horrido blackkite-san,
do you know an english Version of the vsha-site?