Cover of 'Japanese Operational Aircraft'.


Restricted [Declassified]

Japanese Operational Aircraft
"Know Your Enemy"

CinCPac - CinCPOA Bulletin 105-45





Introduction

(Supersedes "Operational Japanese Aircraft", 15 July 1944)

This pamphlet, designed primarily for use of pilots and air crewmen, is intended as a reference manual on Japanese aircraft and is complementary to standard recognition publications. It should be borne in mind that minor variations may exist in any specific type of aircraft treated. Silhouettes used here have been prepared by Technical Air Intelligence Center, NAS Anacostia, D.C. with the following exceptions:

GEORGE 11 PEGGY 1
JUDY 23 TOKA 1
GRACE 11 REX 11
IRVING Variations   BAKA
DINAH 4  

These were prepared as interim material by CINCPAC-CINCPOA and have been published in "Weekly Intelligence".

This pamphlet may be taken apart, cut at binding edge and used in 8 x 8 chartboards.

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Four images and three silhouettes of ZEKE 52 Navy Fighter with dimensions listed.

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Six images of ZEKE 52 Navy Fighter.

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Three images and three silhouettes of JACK II Navy Interceptor Fighter with dimensions.

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Six images of JACK II Navy Interceptor Fighter.

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Three images and three silhouettes of GEORGE II Navy Interceptor Fighter with dimensions.

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Three images of GEORGE II Navy Interceptor Fighter.

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SAM II Navy Fighter page, dimensions listed, no photographic data available.

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LUKE II Navy Interceptor Fighter page, dimensions listed, no photographic data available.

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Four images and three silhouettes of OSCAR 2 & 3 Army Fighter with dimensions.

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Four images of OSCAR 2 & 3 Army Fighter.

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Three images and three silhouettes of TOJO 2 Army Fighter with dimensions.

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Six images of TOJO 2 Army Fighter.

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Four images and three silhouettes of TONY 1 Army Fighter with dimensions.

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Four images of TONY 1 Army Fighter.

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Three images and three silhouettes of FRANK 1 Army Fighter with dimensions.

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Three images of FRANK 1 Army Fighter.

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Three images and three silhouettes of SONIA 1 Army Assault Plane with dimensions.

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Four images of SONIA 1 Army Assault Plane.

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Three images and three silhouettes of VAL 22 Navy Bomber with dimensions.

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Four images of VAL 22 Navy Bomber.

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Three images and three silhouettes of JUDY 12 Navy Dive Bomber with dimensions.

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Nine images of JUDY 12 Navy Dive Bomber.

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Three images and three silhouettes of JUDY 33 Navy Dive Bomber with dimensions.

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Four images of JUDY 33 Navy Dive Bomber.

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Four images and three silhouettes of KATE 12 Navy Attack Plane with dimensions.

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Six images of KATE 12 Navy Attack Plane.

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Three images and three silhouettes of JILL 12 Navy Attack Plane with dimensions.

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Six images of JILL 12 Navy Attack Plane.

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Two images and three silhouettes of GRACE 11 Navy Attack Plane with dimensions.

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One image of GRACE 11 Navy Attack Plane.

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Three images and three silhouettes of MYRT 11 Navy Reconnaissance Plane with dimensions.

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Four images of MYRT 11 Navy Reconnaissance Plane.

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Three images and three silhouettes of NICK 1 Army Heavy Fighter with dimensions.

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Six images of NICK 1 Army Heavy Fighter.

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Contents

Single Engined Fighters:   Page   Twin Engined Reconnaissance:   Page  
    ZEKE 52 1     DINAH 3 43
    JACK II 3     DINAH 4 45
    GEORGE II 5 Twin Engined Bombers:  
    SAM II 7     BETTY II 47
    LUKE II 8     BETTY 22, 24 49
    OSCAR 2, 3 9     SALLY 2 51
    TOJO 2 11     HELEN 2 53
    TONY I 13     PEGGY I 55
    FRANK I 15     TOKAI (Anti-submarine) 57
Direct Cooperation:   Float Fighters:  
    SONIA I 17     RUFE II 59
Dive Bombers:       REX II 61
    VAL 22 19 Float Reconnaissance:  
    JUDY 12 21     PETE II 63
    JUDY 33 23     JAKE II 65
Torpedo Bombers:       PAUL II 67
    KATE 12 25     NORM II 69
    JILL 12 27     GLEN II (Sub-launched) 71
    GRACE II 29 Patrol Bombers:  
Single Engined Reconnaissance:       CHERRY II 72
    MYRT II 31     MAVIS 23 73
Twin Engined Fighters:       EMILY 22 75
    NICK I 33 Four Engined Bombers:  
    IRVING II 35     LIZ II 77
    IRVING Recce 37     RITA II 78
Twin Engined Dual Purpose Bombers:   Rocket Flying Bomb:  
    FRANCES II 39     BAKA 79
    LILY 2 41     DINAH 4

JICPOA L-50428-1
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INDEX

BAKA 79                 LILY 2 41
BETTY II 47 LIZ II 77
BETTY 22, 24 49 LUKE II 8
CHERRY II 72 MAVIS 23 73
DINAH 3 43 MYRT II 31
DINAH 4 45 NICK I 33
EMILY 22 75 NORM II 69
FRANCES II 39 OSCAR 2, 3     9
FRANK I 15 PAUL II 67
GEORGE II 5 PEGGY I 55
GLEN II 71 PETE II 63
GRACE II 29 REX II 61
HELEN 2 53 RITA II 78
IRVING II 35 RUFE II 59
IRVING Recce     37 SALLY 2 51
JACK II 3 SAM II 7
JAKE II 65 SONIA I 17
JILL 12 27 TOJO 2 11
JUDY 12 21 TOKAI 57
JUDY 33 23 TONY I 13
KATE 12 25 VAL 22 19

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