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Great pictures and profile. Thanks a lot for this. Why here the plane is called Yokosho and in the internet I can found it as Yokosuka? RegardsLuis
"Yokosho" is the acronym of Yokosuka Kaigun Ko-sho(Yokosuka Naval Arsenal). There were other acronyms like "Kusho" (Kaigun Koku-sho), "Kugisho" (Kaigun Koku Kijutsu-sho) and "Ichi-Gisho" (Dai-Ichi Kaigun Gijutsu-sho) depending on the names the Arsenal received at various times."Yokosuka" is the most "popular" name but earlier a/c types like the ones featured in these postings are commonly referred to as "Yokosho" in Japanese literature. Later types like the "Suisei" or "Ginga" are usually referred to as "Kugisho". In the Western literature (Francillon) they are all called "Yokosuka".
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