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NegativeGee
04-01-2004, 02:30 AM
This is a plane I would really like to see represented in Pacific Fighters- Nakajima's Shoki http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/784.gif

http://hsgalleries.com/images/ki44hjb_1.jpg

As shown in this wonderful picture!

The plane played a distinct role in the Pacific War as the IJA interceptor, and it would also be nice to have a pure BnZ type fighter represented on the Japanese side http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

(Okay, I admit it probably won't get in as flyable.... but I can dream!).

"As weaponry, both were good, but in far different ways from each other. In a nutshell, I describe it this way: if the FW 190 was a sabre, the 109 was a florett, or foil, like that used in the precision art of fencing." - Gunther Rall

http://www.invoman.com/images/tali_with_hands.jpg

Look Noobie, we already told you, we don't have the Patch!

NegativeGee
04-01-2004, 02:30 AM
This is a plane I would really like to see represented in Pacific Fighters- Nakajima's Shoki http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/784.gif

http://hsgalleries.com/images/ki44hjb_1.jpg

As shown in this wonderful picture!

The plane played a distinct role in the Pacific War as the IJA interceptor, and it would also be nice to have a pure BnZ type fighter represented on the Japanese side http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

(Okay, I admit it probably won't get in as flyable.... but I can dream!).

"As weaponry, both were good, but in far different ways from each other. In a nutshell, I describe it this way: if the FW 190 was a sabre, the 109 was a florett, or foil, like that used in the precision art of fencing." - Gunther Rall

http://www.invoman.com/images/tali_with_hands.jpg

Look Noobie, we already told you, we don't have the Patch!

RAC_Pips
04-01-2004, 03:18 AM
I'm with you on this one NegitiveGee!

The Ki-44 appeared all over the Pacific - from Malaya 1941, briefly in Burma, major type in China, the Philipines, Dutch East Indies and of course the Home Islands. In fact the only region it didn't put in an appearance (where the IJAAF fought) was New Guinea.

It's just a hot looking aircraft! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

bartek27sss
04-01-2004, 08:23 AM
hey
yes i'm with you, and i must say i would like to see KI-45 TORYU, and KI-61 HIEN too, these are great planes and.. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif B5N2, and so on.

chris455
04-01-2004, 08:59 AM
I'm for as many Japanese planes as possible.
The Sho-ki would be great addition.
S!

http://members.cox.net/miataman1/P47.jpg

NegativeGee
04-01-2004, 02:31 PM
I've been having a google, and here are a few interesting links I've found on the Ki-44:

General history & data:

http://www.wwiitech.net/main/japan/aircraft/ki-44/

http://www.csd.uwo.ca/~pettypi/elevon/baugher_other/ki44.html

http://www.xs4all.nl/~fbonne/warbirds/ww2htmls/nakaki44.html

Plan views:

http://avia.russian.ee/air/japan/nakajima_ki-44.html

Models:

http://www.j-aircraft.com/gallery/army/ki-44_gallery.htm

Wartime photos (not just of the Shoki):

http://www.ijaafpics.com/jbwki441.htm

Enjoy!

http://www.warbirdpictures.com/ArmyJB&W4/Ki-44-75.jpg

"As weaponry, both were good, but in far different ways from each other. In a nutshell, I describe it this way: if the FW 190 was a sabre, the 109 was a florett, or foil, like that used in the precision art of fencing." - Gunther Rall

http://www.invoman.com/images/tali_with_hands.jpg

Look Noobie, we already told you, we don't have the Patch!

One13
04-02-2004, 11:14 AM
As long as we get either one version with two 37mm guns or two 40mm caseless.

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