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Mitsubishi J4M1 derivatives /Japanese text

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I knew the classical J4M1 Senden (picture at http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,1174.0 ) twin-boom double-propeller project, + a single propeller version (J4M2) + a similar former project (M-70).
My friend Max (usual visitor here) sent me a nice photocopy (page 38 of something) bringing much more (see below, with a jet J4M3?). I drew them for my Forked Ghosts update site ( http://cmeunier.chez-alice.fr/update_FG.htm ), but does someone know how to read Japanese text? What is written? ???
 

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Thanks to Lark, I have been directed to JAS Jottings (Japanese Aircraft Spials interest group) of
IMPS United Kingdom. Vol.11 No.4 October 2005.
If one of us here has this magazine, it would be wonderful to check. Thanks.
 

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Tophe,

Here's what it says (I don't read Japanese so I checked with a pal in Japan, he's more into car modelling).

Development of the 17-Shi Ground Attack Fighter Shinden

March 1943 - Intial Wooden Mock-Up Prototype

August 1944 - Finalised design with revisions to horizontal stabilizer arising from prop wash

Conceptual drawing of jet version with thrust of 1,500kg (looks almost like a de Havilland DH.100 Vampire).

By the way, this appears to be from one of those books by Gakken, am I right?
 

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