Japanese Kawasaki Ki-61Ib Hien fighter of Major T. Kabayashi at the airport

Kawasaki Ki-61Ib Hien

Japanese Kawasaki Ki-61Ib “Hien” fighter of the commander of the 244th air regiment of Major Teruhiko Kobayashi at the airport. Among allies was code-named “Tony”.

On the fuselage of the Kawasaki Ki-61Ib “Hien” are visible marks denoting downed enemy aircraft. Officially for T. Kobayashi five victories were acknowledged (three B-29 bombers and two F6F fighters).



Location: Japan
Date: April 1945

In : 1945

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