Nakajima Ki-43 "Hayabusa" (Oscar)

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Eighth Student Aviation Competition

The "Dai Hatchi-kai Gakusei Koku Taikai" (Eighth Student Aviation Competition) took place on October 25, 1941 in the Second Airport of Osaka. Among the dignitaries was Professor Tanakadate Aikitsu and Murayama Nakadate the President of Asahi Shimbun. As many as forty schools participated in the competition with a little less than 200 students and ten different categories. The opening ceremony was at 07:00 and at the end of the day they all flew in formation over the airport.
 
 A Tachikawa Ki-9 with the civilian registration J-BDHC.




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