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slo123
01-09-2006, 04:46 PM
why r the numbers on japanese planes the same as the american numbers or do hey use the same numbers?? im just wondering its been bugging me and i would like to know

slo123
01-09-2006, 04:46 PM
why r the numbers on japanese planes the same as the american numbers or do hey use the same numbers?? im just wondering its been bugging me and i would like to know

Chuck_Older
01-09-2006, 05:06 PM
The numerics used historically were the same

http://www.aviation-militaire.com/Galerie/NMNA_Pensacola_00/039_35P.jpg

In addition, a lot of the art you may see on photos or paintings of IJA and IJN aircraft, that is located on the tail, is actually a stylised number