Yokosuka H7Y1 12-Shi ("Tillie")
Hiro H7Y1 12-Shi ("Tillie")


Scant reports of a "Type 97-II" copy of the four-engined French Leo H-24-6 transport flying boat led to assignment of the code name "Tillie". The aircraft was actually an original Japanese design powered by Junkers Jumo 205c engines that was dropped in the experimental stage.   (Source: "World War Two Japanese Aircraft from A to Z" published in Air Progress magazine, July 1964)

Yokosuka H7Y1 12-Shi

Type:           Flying Boat


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