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WW2 Japanese Aircraft (1939-1945)

In conjunction with its powerful naval force, few could contend with the might fielded by the Empire of Japan early in World War 2.

WW2 Japanese Aircraft (1939-1945)

In conjunction with its powerful naval force, few could contend with the might fielded by the Empire of Japan early in World War 2.

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There are a total of 90 WW2 Japanese Aircraft (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Return to the World War 2 Aircraft by Country Index.





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