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  J7W1 Shinden    Prototype No. 2

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USN c1945

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Aircraft History
Designed and built by Kyushu Hikoki K. K as the second prototype built between April to August 1945. Assigned to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) as J7W1 Shinden (prototype no. 2). This Shinden was never test flown by the Japanese. At the end of the Pacific War, this aircraft was surrendered in Japan.

Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - Kyushu J7W1 Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)

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October 23, 2019


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