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Nice video. Worked fine in VLC. The engines seem quite big compared to the rest of the plane.
 

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Clips of the G8N Renzan (code name "Rita") are available on You Tube if you search.
 

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mz said:
Nice video. Worked fine in VLC. The engines seem quite big compared to the rest of the plane.
Yes Renzan(連山,18-shi Attack bomber) had turbo charged "Homare(誉) 24 Ru engine".(2,000HP in take off).
It"s mission was to attack B-29 base (Iou Island,Guam Saipan) far from Japanese base.
Meiden fligt was in October 1944.
Wing area:112m2, Wing span:32.54m, over all length:22.94m, MTOW:32.15ton, Max speed:593km/h
Range:3,945~7,463km
Souce:HAND BOOK OF JAPANESE AIRCRAFT 1910 TO 1945.
 

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Hi!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5Bc8E3Tp_k
 

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Next images.

http://www.ijnafphotos.com/jbwg8n1.htm
 

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Hi! G8N1, G8N2 and G8N3.
Source : Famous aircraft of the world, No.90 Shinzan and Reanzan. 1977 Bunrin do.
 

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