“Dawn of Infamy” - Imperial Japanese Navy Kate, piloted by Mitsuo Fuchida from carrier Akagi, approaches Battleship Row over Pearl Harbor on the morning of December Original oil painting by aviation artist Kevin Weber. Pin by Paolo Marzioli
The Aichi design started with low-mounted elliptical wings inspired by the Heinkel He 70 Blitz. It flew slowly enough that the drag from the landing gear was not a serious issue, so fixed gear was used for simplicity.
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