Nakajima Ki-43

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Nakajima Ki-43
Nakajima Ki-43.
Role Fighter aircraft
National origin Japan.
Manufacturer Nakajima
First flight 1939
Introduction 1942
Status Out of service.
Primary user Japan Air Force.
Number built 5919

The Nakajima Ki-43 was one of the major fighter aircrafts of the World War II in Japan. Called Oscar by the Allies it was used in all major Japaneses operations between 1942 and 1945. After the war it was used by China, France, Indonesia, and North Korea.