List of aircraft of the Japanese Navy

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The following is the List of aircraft of the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, both past and present.

Pre-1945 Imperial Japanese Navy[edit]



Reconnaissance and liaison[edit]

  • Mitsubishi 2MR 1923 carrier reconnaissance aircraft (Type 10 Carrier Reconnaissance Aircraft)
  • Mitsubishi C5M Babs reconnaissance aircraft
  • Nakajima C6N 彩雲 "Saiun" Myrt 1943 Navy reconnaissance plane
  • Yokosuka R2Y 景雲 "Keiun" 1945 reconnaissance


  • Yokosho K1Y 1924 primary trainer
  • Yokosuka K2Y 1928 primary trainer
  • Kyushu K10W Oak Type 2 intermediate trainer.
  • Mitsubishi K3M Pine 1930 naval crew trainer.


Flying boats and seaplanes[edit]

Modern Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force[edit]

(post 1945)

Flying boats[edit]


See also[edit]

List of military aircraft of Japan