Kawasaki Ki61-I HEIN "TONY" '68th Flight Regiment'
The Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien ( "flying swallow") was a Japanese World War II figher aircraft used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force. The first encounter reports claimed Ki-61s were Messerschmitt Bf 109s: further reports claimed that the new aircraft was an Italian design, which led to the Allied reporting name of "Tony", assigned by the United States War Department. The Japanese Army designation was "Army Type 3 Fighter". It was the only mass-produced Japanese fighter of the war to use a liquid-cooled inline V engine. Over 3,000 Ki-61s were produced. Initial prototypes saw action over Yokohama during the Halsey-Doolittle Raid on 18. April 1942, and continued to fly combat missions throughout the war.
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- Kawasaki Ki61-I HEIN "TONY", 2nd Company, 68th Flight Regiment, New Guinea, 1944 "Ki61-I Koh"
- Kawasaki Ki61-I HEIN "TONY", 18th Flight Regiment, Chofu Air Base, Summer 1944 "Ki61-I Hei"
- Lang; 274 mm.
- Breed; 375 mm.
Aantal onderdelen; 152