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2nd kokutai - Rabaul, Summer 1942.

 

 

204th kokutai - Rabaul, Autumn 1943.

 

 

 

331st kokutai - Magwa, Burma, December 1943.

 

 

 

A6M3 model 32 fitted with an external turbo supercharger, tested in Yokosuka.. Two were built in the hope of increasing the Zero's performance but the metallurgy problems associated with the turbo supercharger proved to be insurmountable.

 

 

 

A6M3 M32 Zero Specifications

Type: Shipborne Fighter
Crew: 1

Nakajima Sakae 21 | 1024 hp | Pistons
Dimensions/Masses
Length: 9.06 m | Width: 11.00 m | Height: 3.57 m
Weight: 1807 kg | Max. Combat Weight: 2535 kg
Performances
Max. Speed: 540 km/h | Ceiling: 11050 m | Range: 2378 km
Armament

MG: 2 x 20mm Type 99 mod 1& 2 x 7.7mm Type 97 MG
Bombs: 2 x 100 kg bomb (outside)

 

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