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No. 8860. Kawanishi H8K2-L Seiku (Clear Sky) "Emily" Imperial Japanese Navy
Photograph from Airbooks

Kawanishi H8K2-L Seiku (Clear Sky)

04/30/2009. The H8K2-L was a transport variant with accommodation provided for 29 to 64 passengers and had been developed from the original H8K1 prototype. The transport variant was fitted with a 0.787 in (20 mm) and a 0.51 (13 mm) gun as defensive armament. A total of 36 H8K2-L transports was produced between 1943 and 1945.

Created April 30, 2009