Aichi, D3A "Val "Navy type 99 Carrier bomber. Armament was two forward-firing 7.7 mm (.303 in) Type 97 machine guns, and one flexible 7.7 mm (.303 in) Type 92 machine gun in the rear cockpit for defense. Normal bombload was a single 250 kg (550 lb) bomb carried under the fuselage, which was swung out under the propeller on release by a trapeze.
Title: Aichi, Val Navy type 99 Carrier bomber Notes: Japan Catalog Manufacturer: Aichi Designation: Official Nickname: Val Navy type 99 Carrier bomber Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive Tags: Aichi, Val Navy type 99 Carrier bomber, Japan
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The Aichi Ryusei ("Shooting Star", Allied reporting name "Grace") was a large and powerful carrier-borne torpedo-dive bomber produced by Aichi Kokuki KK for the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service during the Second World War.