Tachikawa Ki-9 Spruce

in North Korean Air Force service

History

A single-engine primary flight training aircraft, some 2,500 of which were built between 1935 and 1945, and used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force during World War II. A few Ki-9s were reportedly taken over in the immediate post-war era.

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References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Ian Carroll)

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Tachikawa Ki-55 Ida

in North Korean Air Force service

History

A light, two-seat single engine aircraft, the Ki-55 (and its predecessor Ki-36) was used as a basic trainer and light reconnaissance duties by the Japanese Army air arm during World War II. Some Ki-55’s were reportedly taken over in the immediate post-war era. Nothing further known.

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None available at present.

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References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Ian Carroll)

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To be added.

Tachikawa Ki-54 Hickory

in North Korean Air Force service

History

Several Tachikawa Ki-54 twin-engine light transports were taken over following the Japanese surrender. At least one Ki-54 twin-engine light transport was still in service in June 1950. Nothing further known.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
         
         
         


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.