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Country of Origin: Japan


The KM-2Kai is based on the KM-2, which was a license-built version of the Beech T-34A/B piston-engine trainer that served in the U.S. Air Force and Navy. The KM-2Kai is in service with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).

The principal difference between the KM-2 and the KM-2Kai is the KM-2Kai's turboprop engine. They share a common low-mounted wing design, which is taken directly from Beech's commercial Bonanza four-place aircraft. The wing has a six-degree dihedral;...

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