Japanese Ka-10 pulse-jet

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I've attached a picture found in the 1953 book Koku Gijutsu No Zenbo. It shows the Ka-10 pulse-jet. Now, most, if not all of the illustrations of the Kawanishi Baika (the plane that was to use the Ka-10) do not show the front of the engine as depicted here. We usually see it with a round intake, or cowl if you will.

Do the assembled here think the Ka-10 as shown in the picture is accurate as used? It does have some resemblance to the front of the Argus 014 engines used on the Me 328B-1. Or, is the picture simply showing the front end without a cowling or intake cover.
 

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Thanks for the links. They do illustrate my main question on the Ka-10. If you compare the models and how they present the Ka-10, you can see how the front differs from the illustration. Here is the version of the Argus that looks similar in the front, to a point, to the Ka-10.


blackkite said:
Hi Edwin! KR10 was a liquid fuel rocket engine for Shusui.
カ(KA)-10 was a pulse jet engine(static thrust:300kg) for Baika.
Baika's performance
Top speed : 556km/h
Range : 290km
Armament : 250kg bomb
Baika was based on German V1.

http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/yuunagi_dameya/8288646.html
http://matever.com/archives/ct01complete/_1144_2.html
http://www.hi-ho.ne.jp/nomura1205/bomber_baika.htm
 

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