Kyushu J7W1 Shinden

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  1. pampa14

    pampa14 Active Member

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    I share with you some photos of the Kyushu J7W1 Shinden (Magnificent Lightning), the only aircraft of canard configuration to be ordered in quantity production anywhere in the world during WWII. The first flight occurred on August 3, 1945, and with the war ending soon after the project reached its preempted conclusion. The photos can be found in the link:

    Aviação em Floripa: Kyushu J7W1 Shinden


    Hope you enjoy and thanks for visiting!
     
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    vikingBerserker Well-Known Member

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    Just pure elegance, thanks for posting!
     
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    THX for sharing. :thumbright:
     
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    Very cool. I've always felt that this plane would tip on it's prop (@$$) with the rear landing gear design lol. Pretty cool plane non the less
     
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