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why not a6m with mitsubishi ha-112 engines

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why not a6m with mitsubishi ha-112 engines ?
I don't know if during development of Mitsubishi A6M , any engineer had proposed to install Mitsubishi Ha-112 engines instead Sakae engines !
 

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_A6M_Zero#A6M8_Type_0_Model_64
 

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I know that model , but ha-112 engines there was since september 1943 ( prototype of Ki-96) .
 

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I read somewhere that Jiro Horikoshi originally wanted the Kinsei 46 engine instead of the original Zuisei 13 that was installed in the A6M1.
 

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Hardrada55 said:
I read somewhere that Jiro Horikoshi originally wanted the Kinsei 46 engine instead of the original Zuisei 13 that was installed in the A6M1.
http://www.sepsy.de/jap-Mitsubishi%20A6M1%20Zero%20Fighter.htm

here ! ;)
 
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