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D4Y1 Suisei dive bomber being serviced, 1942

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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 13 May 2013

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Alan Chanter says:
8 Jul 2013 08:35:36 AM

The Yokosuka D4Y Suisei was initially designed around a licence-built DB 601 inline engine in order to match the range and speed of the Zero-Sen fighter. Continual engine problems from the start however resulted in subsequent versions being equipped with a simpler radial engine.

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