Aircraft Photo of 1018 | Yokosuka MXY7 Ohka K-1 | Japan - Navy | AirHistory.net #49505
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:1018
Aircraft Original Type:Yokosuka MXY7 Ohka
Aircraft Generic Type:Yokosuka MXY7 Ohka
Aircraft Version:Yokosuka MXY7 Ohka K-1
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:Japan - Navy
Location
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (closed)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of the US Air Force
 
Photo Date:19 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 49505
Photo Comment

This is one of 45 examples of the MXY7-K1 Ohka glider completed and used to train pilots for kamikaze attacks with the Model 11 Ohka. This training version had to be re-used and so is equipped with a landing skid and flaps. It also carried water ballast, which was expelled before landing, in place of explosives and the rocket motor. This example is now on display within the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the USAF.

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