Aviation of World War II
Kawanishi Kokuki Kabushiki Kaisa
Year of foundation of the company: 1928. The company was formed on the basis of the company "Kawanishi Kikai Seisakuso", which has been producing seaplanes since 1921.
President: Seibei Kawanishi
Leading constructors: Eiyi Sekiguchi, Yoshio Hasiguchi, Shizuo Kikuhara, Hiroyuki Inoue, Elizaburo Adachi, Toshihara Baba.
Location of factories: Naruo, Takarazuka, Konan, Khimai.
Major developments: N1K and N1K-J fighters, N6K and N8K flying boats.