Built by Kawasaki during July 1943 with "Kou" armament of 2 x 12.7mm Ho-103 machine guns in the fuselage forward decking and two 7.7 mm Type 89 machine guns in the wings. Uncoded serial number 256.
Delivered to the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF). Assigned to either the 68th Sentai or 78th Sentai. No known nickname or nose art. Abandoned at Hansa
Bay, likely at Nubia Airfield (Hansa South).
On June 16, 1944 this aircraft was captured by the Australian Army. On June 24, 1944 evaluated by U. S. Army TIAC.
Production figures of the Kawasaki Ki-61 Tony by Jim Long
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January 16, 2019