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  Mitsubishi Zero - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mitsubishi A6M was a light-weight carrier-based fighter aircraft employed by the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1940 to 1945.
The Mitsubishi A5M was just starting to enter service in early 1937 when the IJN started looking for its eventual replacement.
Mitsubishi had its own engine of this class in the form of the Kinsei, so they were somewhat reluctant to use the Sakae.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mitsubishi_Zero   (1950 words)

  
 Mitsubishi - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Mitsubishi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Mitsubishi companies, or the Mitsubishi Group of Companies or the Mitsubishi Group is a large group (keiretsu) of independently operated Japanese companies which share the Mitsubishi brand name.
World War II During the Second World War, Mitsubishi manufactured aircraft, including the famous Zero that was used in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and many other occasions during the war.
Mitsubishi has been criticized for some of its corporate practices, most notably with respect to work-place discrimination, environmental pollution and the use of slave labour, including that of prisoners of war (POWs), during World War II.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Mitsubishi.html   (627 words)

  
 AFP | Military Aircraft - A6M-5 Zero
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero Fighter was the finest shipboard fighter in the world during the first year of the Pacific War.
The Mitsubishi Jukogyu K.K. (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Co Ltd) was a highly-integrated conglomerate of shipbuilding, airframe and engine manufacturing plants, with facilities located in a dozen different locations in Japan.
The maneuverability had to be at least the equal of the Mitsubishi A5M.
aspirefreepress.com /digital_encyclopedia/Aviation/Japan/A6M-5_Zero.htm   (8457 words)

  
 Knowledge King - Mitsubishi Zero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Mitsubishi A6M was a light-weight naval fighter aircraft employed by the Japanese from 1940-45.
Finally the maneuverability was to be at least equal to A5M, while the wing span had to be less than 12m to fit on the carriers.
With its low-wing cantilever monoplane layout, retractable wide-set landing and enclosed cockpit, the design was not only much more modern than any the Navy had used in the past, it was one of the most modern in the world.
www.knowledgeking.net /encyclopedia/m/mi/mitsubishi_zero.html   (1467 words)

  
 Mitsubishi A5M - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mitsubishi A5M was the world's first monoplane shipboard fighter and the direct ancestor of the famous Mitsubishi A6M 'Zero'.
United States intelligence sources believed the A5M was still the primary Navy fighter, but most were out of service at that time, replaced by the A6M 'Zero'.
Most remaining airframes were used for kamikaze attacks in the closing months of the war.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/A5M   (285 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Mitsubishi-Zero
The maneuver was designed to defeat the Japanese Mitsubishi Zero which was superior to any US fighter at the time.
A3N - A4N - A5M - A6M - A7M The Nakajima A4N was a carrier-based fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Navy, and the last biplane design by Nakajima.
The Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (烈風, Hurricane) was designed as the successor to the Imperial Japanese Navys A6M Zero, with development beginning in 1942.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mitsubishi_Zero   (3126 words)

  
 G4M, Betty Long Range Bomber, Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi G4M1 "Betty" from Kisaratzu airgroup, Naval Forces of Japan, Kavieng, August, 1942.
G4M2 Model 22 is equipped with two Mitsubishi MK4P Kasei 21 (1,800-hp) radial engines, leading to two subvariants, the 22A and 22B models which varied only in armament configurations.
G4M2a Model 24 is equipped with two Mitsubishi MK4T Kasei 25 (1,825-hp) radial engines and bulged bomb bay doors, leading to two subvariants, the 24A and 24B models which varied only in armament configurations.
www.airpages.ru /cgi-bin/epg.pl?nav=jp10&page=g4m   (232 words)

  
 Japanese Fighter Aircraft
The A5M performed well in the wars against China and the USSR and was still the numerically most important Navy fighter in 1941.
The Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Hurricane) single-seat carrier-based fighter was intended by the famous aircraft designer Jiro Horikoshi to be the successor to the A6M Zero-sen fighter.
Work on the A7M1 proceeded relatively slowly at Mitsubishi, since higher priority had to be given to later versions of the A6M and the J2M.
www.johnmc99.com /japanese_fighter_aircraft.htm   (1125 words)

  
 Mitsubishi Zero -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The (Click link for more info and facts about Mitsubishi) Mitsubishi A6M was a light-weight carrier-based (A high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air) fighter aircraft employed by the (Click link for more info and facts about Imperial Japanese Navy) Imperial Japanese Navy from 1940 to 1945.
A combination of excellent manuverability and very long range made it one of the best fighters of its era and gained it a legendary reputation, but design weaknesses and lack of more powerful (Motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work) engines eventually doomed it.
The (Click link for more info and facts about Mitsubishi A5M) Mitsubishi A5M was just starting to enter service in early 1937 when the (Click link for more info and facts about IJN) IJN started looking for its eventual replacement.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/M/Mi/Mitsubishi_Zero.htm   (2160 words)

  
 Pacific Storm
Mitsubishi A6M Reisen (Zero, fighter Type 0) was the only carrier borne fighter of the Imperial fleet during the Second World War.
Mitsubishi was awarded the contract on the development of the new carrier borne fighter to replace A5M in late 1937.
Mitsubishi would have preferred using an even more powerful engine, their own Kinsey, but it would mean speed at the cost of maneuverability, because Kinsey engine was much heavier.
www.pacificstorm.net /en/articles/jp_fighters1.php   (1810 words)

  
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The A5M performed well in the wars against China and the USSR and was stilt the numerically most important Navy fighter in 1941.
Mitsubishi complained that it was already overburdened, and no design was made.
The Ki.108 was a derivative of the Ki.102 with a pressure cabin, intended as a B-29 interceptor.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/academic/history/marshall/military/airforce/jap_mil.txt   (10138 words)

  
 Mitsubishi Cero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
El Mitsubishi A5M era el apenas comenzar a incorporar servicio a principios de 1937 en que el IJN comenzó a buscar su reemplazo eventual.
Principal diseñador de Mitsubishi, Jiro Horikoshi, fieltro que los requisitos podrían ser resueltos, pero solamente si el avión se podría hacer tan pálido como sea posible.
Mitsubishi tenía su propio motor de esta clase en el formulario del Kinsei, así que ella era algo renuente utilizar el Sakae.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/mi/Mitsubishi%20Cero.htm   (1868 words)

  
 Mitsubishi A6M Zero-Sen - Japan
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero-Sen was the next generation, single-seat monoplane fighter, conceived as a replacement for the Mitsubishi A5M.
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero-Sen legendary status mirrored the fortunes of the rising sun, in which four years, the sun would finally set.
Mitsubishi alone produced 3,879 aircraft of this type, Nakajima built 6,215 which, together with the 844 trainer and floatplane variants produced by Sasebo, Hitachi and Nakajima, brought the grand total of A6M series aircraft to 10,938.
www.aviation-history.com /mitsubishi/zero.html   (1212 words)

  
 Mitsubishi A6M - Wikipédia
Le Mitsubishi A6M était un chasseur bombardier embarqué léger utilisé par la Marine Japonaise de 1940 à 1945.
Le Mitsubishi A5M Claude entrait juste en service au début de l'année 1937 lorsque la Marine Impériale Japonaise se mit à la recherche d'un éventuel successeur.
Nakajima trouva que les nouvelles spécifications étaient ridicules tandis que le chef de l'équipe de Mitsubishi convint que les spécifications pouvaient être respectées mais seulement si l'on fabriquait l'avion aussi léger que possible.
fr.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mitsubishi_A6M   (554 words)

  
 Stof's Zero Page
It was Mitsubishi's answer to a 1937 Japanese request for a shipboard fighter armed with 2 guns and 2 cannons, able to reach 500 km/h (310 mph) at 12,000 ft and with 6-8 hours of cruise economy endurance.
A designation system for airplanes had been in use in Japan since the early 1920s, and was based on the last two digits of the year of delivery to the Army or Navy.
For example, the A6M's predecessor, the Mitsubishi A5M "Claude", was delivered in the year 2596 of the Japanese calendar (1936), and had the title of "Navy Carrier Fighter Type 96".
perso.wanadoo.fr /christophe.arribat/stofzeke.html   (1107 words)

  
 Lycos Shopping
The Mitsubishi SL4SU ColorView SVGA Projector weighs less than 6 lbs, shines bright at 1700 ANSI lumens and comes with...
The Mitsubishi SL4SU ColorView SVGA Projector weighs less than 6 lbs, shines bright at 1700 ANSI lumens and comes with a unique password-activated security feature.
Designed for all versatile applications, it comes with a short throw lens, up to 5000 hours of lamp life and a remarkable contrast ratio of 500: 1 for clear and detailed images.
shopping.lycos.co.uk /search/mitsubishi_a5m_claude.html   (548 words)

  
 Mushroom A5M Claude
Mitsubishi’s A5M (Allied reporting name: Claude), in frontline use with the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1937 until 1942, was an excellent case in point.
Designed by Japan's foremost aircraft designer of the time, Jiro Horikoshi, the fixed-gear, open cockpit design was an excellent plane for its day and the IJN’s first monoplane fighter.
It weaned the Japanese pilots from their beloved biplanes and enabled them to develop the experience and tactics with which they would soon savage the Allies all across the Pacific theater.
www.ipmsusa.org /Reviews/Archive/Books/Aircraft/Mushroom_A5M_Claude/Mushroom_Claude.htm   (432 words)

  
 Mitsubishi 4G9x engine - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Mitsubishi 4G9x engine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mitsubishi 4G9x engine - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Mitsubishi 4G9x engine.
The 4G9x series of straight-4 automobile engines is the latest Mitsubishi Motors design.
All are 16-valve, though some use SOHC rather than DOHC heads, and some feature MIVEC variable valve timing.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Mitsubishi-4G9x-engine.html   (225 words)

  
 List of aircraft of the Japanese Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is the list of aircrafts of the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service and the Japan Self-Defense Forces, including ones in the past and ones in the present time.
Mitsubishi A6M Zero 零戦 "Reisen" Zeke 1939 Navy carrier fighter (type 0), the "Zero"
Mitsubishi J8M 秋水 "Shusui" 1945 Rocket interceptor based on the Messerschmitt Me 163, Army and Navy
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/List-of-aircraft-of-the-Japanese-Navy.htm   (389 words)

  
 Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero
To satisfy these demanding requirements, Mitsubishi designer Jiro Horikoshi and his team focused specifically on reducing airframe weight as much as possible.
These protective devices weighed hundred of kilograms and could not be incorporated if Mitsubishi hoped to meet the performance requirements specified by the navy.
he Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero is on diplay at the National Air and Space Museum in the World War II Aviation exhibition.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/aero/aircraft/mitsubishi_a6m5zero.htm   (1004 words)

  
 G4-M3 Betty by Mitsubishi - Japanese Military Airplane of World War II
The Allies called it the "Betty," but it's official designation was the Navy Type 1 Attack Bomber.
Mitsubishi produced a total of 2,414 G4M airplanes but few remained when the war ended on August 15, 1945.
The National Air and Space Museum's G4M Model 34 Betty is not complete but it is the best-preserved example of this famous aircraft in the world.
www.aviation-central.com /1940-1945/aej40.htm   (310 words)

  
 Mitsubishi A5M   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
El Mitsubishi A5M era el primer combatiente del shipboard del monoplano del mundo y el antepasado directo del Mitsubishi famoso A6M ' cero '.
Allí, se probaron el mejor de cada avión que encontraron, aunque el equipo de Mitsubishi continuó mejorar el A5M, trabajando con versiones hasta el A5M5 final, que agregó un gota-tanque ventral para la gama extendida.
Estados Unidos creyeron que el A5M seguía siendo el combatiente primario de la marina, pero la mayoría estaba fuera de servicio en aquella 'epoca, substituida por el A6M ' cero '.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/mi/Mitsubishi%20A5M.htm   (341 words)

  
 mitsubishi a6m zero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Codenamed 'Zeke' by the Allies, the Mitsubishi A6M Reisen was the most famous Japanese single-seat...
Mitsubishi A6M "Zero" Page 2 Topics: Fuel capacity of A6M, B5N, D3A KA-101 and 103 with RED IFF stripes...
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero-Sen The "Zeke" or "Zero" to the Allies...
www.getmitsuinfo.com /41/mitsubishi-a6m-zero.html   (146 words)

  
 A5M Claude review
This latest book from Mushroom Model Publications (MMP) covers the immediate predecessor of the famous "Zero" fighter (which is itself the subject of an earlier MMP book, previously reviewed in Internet Modeler).
The A5M "Claude" was the Imperial Navy's first monoplane fighter, and saw extensive service over China in the years before WWII.
Lightweight, agile and effective, it helped wean Japanese pilots off their favorite biplanes, ready for the modern and deadly zero.
www.mmpbooks.biz /books/8391717801/8391717801r.htm   (1335 words)

  
 Mitsubishi A5M Claude
Even if at the first time this speed was considerated unreachable, the Mitsubishi developed a prototype denominated Ka-14 that seemed to fullfil the requested performances.
In the firist tests the veichle reached even 450 Km/h but then aereodinamics problems forced the factory to the heavy modification of the wing profile.
At the beginning of the war some A5M4 were in service but they resulted soon surpassed and were relegated to training roles.
www.tgplanes.com /planfile.asp?idplane=3   (153 words)

  
 A6-M5 Zero by Mitsubishi - Japanese Military Airplane of World War II
The Mitsubishi A6M Reisen ("ree-sin," Japanese for Zero Fighter) best symbolizes Japanese air power during World War II.
Mitsubishi designed the Zero fighter but co-produced the airplane with Nakajima.
Design work began in 1937 when the Japanese Navy staff directed Mitsubishi and Nakajima to submit proposals for a new aircraft to replace the Mitsubishi A5M carrier fighter (Allied codename CLAUDE).
www.aviation-central.com /1940-1945/aej20.htm   (302 words)

  
 WW2 Warbirds: the Mitsubishi A6M Reisen Allied codename 'Zeke' or 'Zero Fighter' - Frans Bonné
The Mitsubishi A6M is probably the most famous warplane of the Japanese air forces of World War 2.
During 1937 the Mitsubishi A5M had entered service only shortly, and proved to be superior to most contemporary fighters.
This meant that although the A6M5 was heavier than the A6M3, it was somewhat faster in level flight and could also be dived to an indicated speed of 410 mph (660 km/h) without fear of a structural failure in the wings.
www.xs4all.nl /~fbonne/warbirds/ww2htmls/mitsa6m.html   (3276 words)

  
 A5M   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Mitsubishi Ws 65713 Compare, Review and Buy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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