Nice Ki-61 Hien

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  1. Colin1

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    A real Beaut....thanks Colin!:D
     
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    Now that's one good lookin' plane!
     
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    Yes, really beautiful.
    Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Shinpachi
    on the flaps
    what does 'na mu hu' on the left wing and the same in reverse on the right wing mean?
     
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    Oh, Colin1. You can read Katakana letters:shock:

    The "Hu Mu Na" means "Don't step."

    Hu Mu is 'step'. Na is 'don't'.

    The Na is used like follows -
    Yu Ku Na = Don't go.
    Ku Ru Na = Don't come.
    Su Ru Na = Don't do.

    Thank you:)
     
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    Hmm curious
    why is it written in the gaijin kana?
    On one wing, it must read backwards...
     
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    Katakana is easy to read.
    It is good for warning purpose.

    We tend to think the symmetrical lettering is beautiful to see.

    Translation of the image:)
    "ecuas ayamaY
    puhctek otamoT
    Yamaya"
    [​IMG]
     
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