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The Ki-54 is now held by Tachihi Holdings (former Tachikawa Aircraft Co) in Tokyo. I hope it will be restored in the future.Would love to see this one day, it's at the aviation museum at Misawa, which has a complete, but beat up Ki-54.
A fuel cooler...was that a common item on WW2 aircraft? I have never heard of one before in that context.
I dare today's kiidds to read the writing on the post card.You could take flying lessons with these planes at a cost of $ 500 and a life insurance :
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Didn't Kawasaki restore a Ki-61 for their own company museum? Maybe they could help this guy out!A Japanese collector challenges restoration of his $100K Ki-61 purchased at a net auction.
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Source: 戦闘機「飛燕」が伝える戦争 動き出した復元プロジェクト「戦争の理不尽さ後世に」【岡山】 | TBS NEWS DIG (1ページ)
I tried to like Sake but I never acquired a taste for it.Bottling sake with smiles in Burma circa 1942.
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Source: 日本酒（昭和17年）▷戦地の楽しみ（ビルマのラングーン、現・ミャンマーのヤンゴン） | ジャパンアーカイブズ - Japan Archives