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 Post subject: Ki-61 Hien 'Tony'
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:38 pm 
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Here's a quick list from multiple websites: (Please note, there are multiple redundancies.)

Surviving Ki-61 Hien 'Tonys'


    Wikipedia
  • A Ki-61-II-Kai (Ser. no. 5017) is on static display at the Tokko Heiwa Kaikan Museum in Chiran Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.
  • A Ki-61 (unknown type and serial number) is owned by Kermit Week's Fantasy of Flight museum. It is currently stored and in need of restoration.
  • A Ki-61-II-Otsu (Ser. no. 640) is currently under restoration to flying condition and will become part of the Military Aviation Museum collection in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.

    J-Aircraft: (Museum - Location - Description)
  • Weeks Museum - Miami, FL - Kawasaki Ki-61
  • Kamikaze Museum - Chiran, Japan - Ki-61-II/61017
  • Kawaguchiko Motor Museum - Yamanashi Prefecture - Kawasaki Ki-61
  • Museum of Flying - Santa Monica, CA - Kawasaki Ki-61
  • Treloar Centre - Canberra, Australia - Ki-61 Tony (incomplete)

    Preserved Axis Aircraft: (Type - Werk Nr. - Country - Status - Additional Information)
  • Ki-61 Hien "Tony" - 299 - Australia - CR - Privately owned. Will be restored when all parts arrive from Alexihafen PNG.
  • Ki-61 Hien "Tony" - 379 - USA - PVD - Weeks Air Museum, Florida
  • Ki-61-Ib Hien "Tony" - 640 - Australia - CR - National Museum. Currently under restoration by Robert Greinert, with the plan to make flyable replicas at the same time. Will be returned to PNG.
  • Ki-61-IIKai Hien "Tony" - 5070 - Japan - PV - Chiran Kamikaze Memorial Museum, Kagoshima
  • Ki-61 Hien "Tony" - USA - D - Museum of Flying, Santa Monica
  • Ki-61 Hien "Tony" - USA - D - Unknown recovery in Indonesia done or about to be done

    Additional References
  • Rcaf War Prize Flights, German And Japanese Warbird Survivors - Google Books
  • KI-61 Tony on its way to AMERICA - WIX
  • Any updates on the Ki-61 Tony being restored by Yagen? - WIX
  • Kawasaki progressing in Oz - Aeroplane Monthly

EDIT: Added additional WIX thread.
EDIT 2: Added Aeroplane Monthy article, appended "WIX" to end of second thread.

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 Post subject: Re: Ki-61 Hien 'Tony'
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:43 pm 
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Now for the revised list:

Surviving Ki-61 Hien 'Tonys'

    Airworthy
  • None

    Static
  • Ki-61-II - s/n 5017 - Chiran Peace Museum for Kamikaze Pilots - Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan - Sometimes incorrectly listed as 5070 or 5071 [PW], previously at Yokota Air Base [PW]

    Stored/Under Restoration
  • Ki-61-Ia - s/n 299 - Papua New Guinea National Museum - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - Exported to Australia in 2002
  • Ki-61-II - s/n 379 - Fantasy of Flight - Polk City, Florida, United States
  • Ki-61-Ib - s/n 640 - ? - Exported to Australia in 2004, tail section w/ "379" above [PW], possibly to Military Aviation Museum
  • Ki-61-II? - s/n 7?? - St. Petersburg, Russia - Previously owned by Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, California, United States [PW]

    Unknown Condition
  • Ki-61 - ? - Kawaguchiko Motor Museum - Yamanashi, Japan

EDIT: Added "Unknown Condition" section and additional Ki-61 under the aforementioned section.
EDIT 2: Removed Ki-61 from Indonesia, story was fake.

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 Post subject: Re: Ki-61 Hien 'Tony'
PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:54 am 
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there were parts for at least one more airframe at wangaratta before the arrival of of 640...a section of fuselage from the cockpit forward and a tail section if i recall..could be the start of the planned third airframe.


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