Arawasi International Magazine

Issue 7 SOLD OUT

Pages: 52
Photos: 56 (of which 6 in colour)
Colour Profiles: 17
Illustrations: 22
Size: A4
Price: $US 12.00 (postage included)

-PHOTO ALBUM: Mitsubishi F1M
Pete - Wartime scenes from the production line of this famous Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) floatplane.
Text: Paul Thompson

-Young Japan: Forgotten Symbol of Pioneer Era, Pt. 1 - In 1931, two Japanese pilots-one of whom had only recently qualified-set out to fly from Tokyo to Rome in a trainer biplane that had been rejected by the military.
Text: Yanagisawa Koji

-Trophy Avenger - Following the Hellcat featured in Arawasi International 6, a request for information about another Grumman that fell into Japanese hands.

-Tried and Tested, Pt. 1 - Each article in this series, which will trace the history of the Yokosuka Naval Technical Air Arsenal, will also look at the organization's links with a particular manufacturer; this time it's Mitsubishi.
Text: Editors / Illustrators: Mark Rolfe

-Hansa: Wine-List Sketch Produces Vintage Design - A look back to when the IJN first departed from biplane seaplanes and tuned in on a Teutonic trendsetter that was to prove way ahead of its time.
Text: Peter Starkings / Illustrations: Zygmunt Szeremeta

-From American Acorn to Japanese Oak - The tale of an unsung IJN intermediate training aircraft with roots extending across the Pacific Ocean. Mike Goodwin supplies a few words of wisdom about the Oak's Nakajima Kotobuki engine.
Text: Peter Starkings / Illustrations: Michael D. Fletcher

-Hurricane Sam, Pt. 4 - Having been permitted access to the archives held at Mitsubishi Heavy Industriesf Nagoya Aerospace Systems facility, Arawasi International presents information gleaned from Reppu fighter blueprints.
Text: Editors

-Produced with Precision: The Notable Nozawa X-1 - Detailed coverage of a light aircraft that was built and flown in Japan at a time when aviation was tightly controlled by the military. Proof positive-were it needed-that Arawasi International is intent on bringing you the widest possible coverage of Japanese aviation in the years up to 1945.
Text: Mike Goodwin

-From Japan to Manchuria-By Air - In the course of his research into Manchuria, James Boyd came across an Australian journalist's informative account of a flight from Osaka to Dairen (now Dalian, China) in 1934. Partly illustrated by travel brochures covering the route, courtesy Yanagisawa Koji.