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Kugisho 16-shi carrier fighter: real or fake project?

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Hi! Kugisho(空技廠)16-shi carrier fighter.
http://www.warbirds.jp/kakuki/kaksei/16-shi_2.htm
Kugisho studied small size(smaller than Zero) carrier fighter as 16-shi carrier fighter in 1941.
Wing loading was 170kg/m2. This fighter was considered to operate from the carrier which had catapult. Some mock-up were built.
But lower visibility was very poor to operate as carrier fighter.
Wing span:10.5m, Overall length:8.85m, height:3.95m, wing area:20.5m2, empty weight:2,650kg, MTOW:3,400kg, engine:Nakajima Homare 11(take off power 1,800hp), Max speed:670km/h, service ceiling:11,000m, Range:1600km, Armament:two 20mm cannon and two 13mm gun.
It was Japanese F8F.
 

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blackkite said:
Hi! Kugisho(空技廠)16-shi carrier fighter.
http://www.warbirds.jp/kakuki/kaksei/16-shi_2.htm
Kugisho studied small size(smaller than Zero) carrier fighter as 16-shi carrier fighter in 1941.
Wing loading was 170kg/m2. This fighter was considered to operate from the carrier which had catapult. Some mock-up were built.
But lower visibility was very poor to operate as carrier fighter.
Wing span:10.5m, Overall length:8.85m, height:3.95m, wing area:20.5m2, empty weight:2,650kg, MTOW:3,400kg, engine:Nakajima Homare 11(take off power 1,800hp), Max speed:670km/h, service ceiling:11,000m, Range:1600km, Armament:two 20mm cannon and two 13mm gun.
It was Japanese F8F.
seems be Kawanishi A8K1 mentioned on "Japonskie Samoloty Marynarki 1912-1945 tom.1"
 

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blackkite said:
Hi! Kugisho(空技廠)16-shi carrier fighter.
http://www.warbirds.jp/kakuki/kaksei/16-shi_2.htm
Kugisho studied small size(smaller than Zero) carrier fighter as 16-shi carrier fighter in 1941.
Wing loading was 170kg/m2. This fighter was considered to operate from the carrier which had catapult. Some mock-up were built.
But lower visibility was very poor to operate as carrier fighter.
Wing span:10.5m, Overall length:8.85m, height:3.95m, wing area:20.5m2, empty weight:2,650kg, MTOW:3,400kg, engine:Nakajima Homare 11(take off power 1,800hp), Max speed:670km/h, service ceiling:11,000m, Range:1600km, Armament:two 20mm cannon and two 13mm gun.
It was Japanese F8F.
This appears to be fictional "what-if" type plastic model. Looking at a translation of the main page of this website: "Welcome to the fictional aircraft museum! Here is a fictional aircraft / vessels / vehicles with a focus on museum by CG"

And the page that links to the the above entry: http://www.warbirds.jp/kakuki/kaksei/kaksei-f.htm
 

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Oh it's fake! Many thanks. :eek:
 

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New topic split from the old "Japanes Projects before 1945" thread. If anyone can add to this (notably to determine once and for all that this is a fake project) please do, and we will move it to the "Speculation" section...
 
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