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Imperial Japan Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military and civilian aircraft belonging to the nation of Imperial Japan.

Imperial Japan Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military and civilian aircraft belonging to the nation of Imperial Japan.

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This listing allows you to trace back a particular nation's aviation history in reverse-chronological order. There are a total of 104 aircraft as part of the Imperial Japan Aircraft List (Current and Former Types) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.

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#1
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#2
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi K-200
Kawanishi K-200
Long-Range Jet-Powered Flying Boat Aircraft Proposal
#3
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi S1A Denko (Bolt of Lightning)
Aichi S1A Denko (Bolt of Lightning)
Twin-Engine Night-Fighter Aircraft Proposal
#4
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Q2M (Taiyo)
Mitsubishi Q2M (Taiyo)
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) / Maritime Patrol Aircraft Proposal
#5
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi H11K Soku (Blue Sky)
Kawanishi H11K Soku (Blue Sky)
Heavy Flying Boat / Transport Proposal
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka R2Y (Keiun)
Yokosuka R2Y (Keiun)
Reconnaissance / Heavy Fighter Prototype
#7
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-87
Nakajima Ki-87
High-Altitude Fighter / Interceptor
#8
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Rikugun Ki-93
Rikugun Ki-93
Heavy Fighter / Anti-Shipping Attack Aircraft Prototype
#9
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Rikugun Ki-202
Rikugun Ki-202
Rocket-Powered Interceptor Proposal
#10
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-94
Tachikawa Ki-94
Fighter Prototype
#11
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-83
Mitsubishi Ki-83
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter Prototype
#12
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-106 (Ki-84 Hayate)
Tachikawa Ki-106 (Ki-84 Hayate)
All-Wood Single-Seat Fighter Prototype
#13
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-108
Kawasaki Ki-108
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
#14
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi Baika (Ume Blossom)
Kawanishi Baika (Ume Blossom)
Pilot-Guided, Pulsejet-Powered Expendable Suicide Aircraft
#15
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-91
Kawasaki Ki-91
Heavy Bomber Aircraft Proposal
#16
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kayaba Katsuodori
Kayaba Katsuodori
Ramjet-and-Rocket Powered Interceptor Proposal
#17
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mansyu / Manshu Ki-98
Mansyu / Manshu Ki-98
Ground Attack Aircraft / High-Altitude Fighter Proposal
#18
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi J8M (Shusui)
Mitsubishi J8M (Shusui)
Rocket-Powered Interceptor Aircraft
#19
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Sam)
Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Sam)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Carrier-Based Fighter Aircraft
#20
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#21
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kyushu J7W Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)
Kyushu J7W Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
#22
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kyushu Q1W Tokai (Eastern Sea) / (Lorna)
Kyushu Q1W Tokai (Eastern Sea) / (Lorna)
Anti-Submarine Bomber
#23
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi
Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi
Suicide Fighter
#24
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi M6A Seiran
Aichi M6A Seiran
Submarine-Based Attack Floatplane Aircraft
#25
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima G8N Renzan (Rita)
Nakajima G8N Renzan (Rita)
Heavy Bomber
#26
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka MXY7-K1 Ohka (Cherry Blossom)
Yokosuka MXY7-K1 Ohka (Cherry Blossom)
Single-Seat Pilot-Guided Suicide Aircraft
#27
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-100
Kawasaki Ki-100
Fighter Aircraft
#28
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate (Frank)
Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate (Frank)
Single-Seat, Single Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#29
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-45 KAIc Toryu (Nick)
Kawasaki Ki-45 KAIc Toryu (Nick)
Dedicated Night-Fighter Aircraft
#30
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi E16A Zuiun (Paul)
Aichi E16A Zuiun (Paul)
Reconnaissance Floatplane / Dive Bomber Aircraft
#31
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-67 Hiryu (Peggy)
Mitsubishi Ki-67 Hiryu (Peggy)
Medium Bomber
#32
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi B7A Ryusei (Grace)
Aichi B7A Ryusei (Grace)
Torpedo Bomber / Dive Bomber
#33
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-102 (Randy)
Kawasaki Ki-102 (Randy)
Ground Attack / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter Aircraft
#34
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-109
Mitsubishi Ki-109
Heavy Fighter / Bomber-Interceptor
#35
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-74 (Pat / Patsy)
Tachikawa Ki-74 (Pat / Patsy)
Long-Range Reconnaissance Bomber
#36
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-73 (Steve)
Mitsubishi Ki-73 (Steve)
Long Range Escort Fighter Proposal
#37
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
Prototype Heavy Fighter / Interceptor
#38
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka P1Y1 Ginga (Frances)
Yokosuka P1Y1 Ginga (Frances)
Light-Medium Bomber / Dive Bomber / Torpedo Bomber / Night-Fighter
#39
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka P1Y2-S Kyokko (Aurora)
Yokosuka P1Y2-S Kyokko (Aurora)
Night-Fighter / Night-Intruder Aircraft
#40
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima G10N Fugaku (Mount Fuji)
Nakajima G10N Fugaku (Mount Fuji)
Very-Long-Range Heavy Bomber Proposal
#41
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi J6K Jinpu (Squall)
Kawanishi J6K Jinpu (Squall)
Single-Seat Land-Based Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
#42
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu (Rex)
Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu (Rex)
Floatplane Fighter / Interceptor
#43
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-88
Kawasaki Ki-88
Fighter Aircraft Proposal
#44
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 210
Messerschmitt Me 210
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#45
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-70 (Clara)
Tachikawa Ki-70 (Clara)
Prototype Fast Reconnaissance Aircraft
#46
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-64 (Rob)
Kawasaki Ki-64 (Rob)
Prototype Heavy Fighter Aircraft
#47
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-96
Kawasaki Ki-96
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#48
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima B6N Tenzan (Jill)
Nakajima B6N Tenzan (Jill)
Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
#49
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi N1K-J Shiden (George)
Kawanishi N1K-J Shiden (George)
Fighter Aircraft
#50
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien (Tony)
Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien (Tony)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#51
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi H8K (Emily)
Kawanishi H8K (Emily)
Reconnaissance / Bomber Flying Boat Aircraft
#52
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#53
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka D4Y Suisei (Judy)
Yokosuka D4Y Suisei (Judy)
Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber Aircraft
#54
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (Nick)
Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (Nick)
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter Aircraft
#55
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
Reconnaissance Aircraft / Night-Fighter / Heavy Fighter
#56
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi J2M Raiden (Jack)
Mitsubishi J2M Raiden (Jack)
Interceptor
#57
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kyushu K11W Shiragiku (White Chrysanthemum)
Kyushu K11W Shiragiku (White Chrysanthemum)
Advanced Bomber Crew Trainer / Transport / ASW Aircraft
#58
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-77
Tachikawa Ki-77
Long-Range Aircraft Prototype
#59
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Floatplane Aircraft
#60
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-78 (KEN III)
Kawasaki Ki-78 (KEN III)
High-Speed Single-Seat, Single-Engine Research Aircraft
#61
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka E14Y (Glen)
Yokosuka E14Y (Glen)
Submarine-borne Reconnaissance Floatplane Aircraft
#62
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi F1M (Pete)
Mitsubishi F1M (Pete)
Reconnaissance Biplane Floatplane Aircraft
#63
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-46 (Dinah)
Mitsubishi Ki-46 (Dinah)
Reconnaissance / Heavy Fighter / Bomber Interceptor Aircraft
#64
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-60
Kawasaki Ki-60
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Interceptor / Fighter Aircraft
#65
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi G4M (Betty)
Mitsubishi G4M (Betty)
Navy Land-Based Medium Bomber Aircraft
#66
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-49 Donryu (Helen)
Nakajima Ki-49 Donryu (Helen)
Medium Bomber Aircraft
#67
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki (Tojo)
Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki (Tojo)
Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#68
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi E13A (Jake)
Aichi E13A (Jake)
Naval Reconnaissance Floatplane Aircraft
#69
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima B5N (Kate)
Nakajima B5N (Kate)
Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber
#70
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 (Wurger)
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 (Wurger)
Single-Seat Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#71
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
Carrier-Borne Naval Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#72
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi D3A (Val)
Aichi D3A (Val)
Carrier-Borne Bomber / Dive Bomber
#73
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-51 (Sonia)
Mitsubishi Ki-51 (Sonia)
Ground Attack / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#74
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-48 Sokei (Lily)
Kawasaki Ki-48 Sokei (Lily)
Light Fast Bomber / Dive Bomber Aircraft
#75
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-21 (Sally)
Mitsubishi Ki-21 (Sally)
Medium Bomber Aircraft
#76
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi H6K (Mavis)
Kawanishi H6K (Mavis)
Maritime Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#77
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-30 (Ann)
Mitsubishi Ki-30 (Ann)
Light Bomber / Trainer / Ground Attack Aircraft
#78
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-15 (Babs)
Mitsubishi Ki-15 (Babs)
Reconnaissance / Light Bomber
#79
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi A5M (Claude)
Mitsubishi A5M (Claude)
Carrier-borne Fighter Aircraft
#80
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-27  (Nate)
Nakajima Ki-27 (Nate)
Fighter
#81
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Hurricane
Single-Seat Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
#82
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fiat Br.20 Cicogna (Stork)
Fiat Br.20 Cicogna (Stork)
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
#83
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Junkers Ju 86
Junkers Ju 86
Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber
#84
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi G3M Rikko (Nell)
Mitsubishi G3M Rikko (Nell)
Medium Bomber / Torpedo Bomber
#85
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima E8N (Dave)
Nakajima E8N (Dave)
Shipborne Reconnaissance Floatplane Aircraft
#86
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kellett KD-1
Kellett KD-1
Two-Seat Observation Autogiro Aircraft
#87
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-9
Tachikawa Ki-9
Twin-Seat Intermediate Trainer Biplane Aircraft
#88
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dewoitine D.500 (Series)
Dewoitine D.500 (Series)
Single-Seat Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#89
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
Twin-Seat Basic Trainer Biplane Aircraft
#90
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Potez 540
Potez 540
Twin-Engine Reconnaissance-Bomber Aircraft
#91
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Messerschmitt  Bf 108 Taifun (Typhoon)
Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun (Typhoon)
Competition / Liason / VIP Transport Aircraft
#92
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Nimrod
Hawker Nimrod
Naval Biplane Fighter
#93
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-20 (Army Type 92)
Mitsubishi Ki-20 (Army Type 92)
Four-Engined Long-Range Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#94
1929
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss P-6 Hawk
Curtiss P-6 Hawk
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#95
1926
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heinkel / Aichi HD 23
Heinkel / Aichi HD 23
Shipborne Biplane Fighter Prototype
#96
1925
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Potez 25
Potez 25
Reconnaissance Bomber Biplane
#97
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sopwith T.1 Cuckoo
Sopwith T.1 Cuckoo
Biplane Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
#98
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SPAD S.XIII
SPAD S.XIII
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#99
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SPAD S.XI
SPAD S.XI
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#100
1916
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SPAD S.VII
SPAD S.VII
Single-Seat. Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#101
1915
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Short Type 184
Short Type 184
Reconnaissance / Torpedo Bomber Floatplane
#102
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sopwith Tabloid
Sopwith Tabloid
Racing Biplane-Seaplane / Military Scout / Light Bomber Aircraft
#103
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Caudron G.3
Caudron G.3
Reconnaissance / Trainer Aircraft
#104
1909
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bleriot XI
Bleriot XI
Trainer / Reconnaissance Monoplane Aircraft