Captured J2M Raiden fighters in RAF markings being tested by Japanese pilots near Seletar Airfield, Singapore, Dec 1945, photo 1 of 2

Caption   Captured J2M Raiden fighters in RAF markings being tested by Japanese pilots near Seletar Airfield, Singapore, Dec 1945, photo 1 of 2 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   4700-15 CF 900
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J2M Raiden   Main article  Photos  
Photos in Series See all photos in this series
Photos at Same Place Singapore, Singapore
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 24 Jan 2012

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Licensing  Crown Copyright / Public Domain. According to the Crown Copyright laws of the United Kingdom, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
21 Dec 2016 04:46:17 PM

CAPTURED!

These J2M3 Raidens once belonged to the 381st Kokutai
Aircraft were captured by British forces.

FOR THE CAMERA:

Aircraft were made airworthy by Japanese ground crews, and flown by Japanese Naval Pilots working under Allied supervision early 1946.
Flown for the press and VIP's, I don't know if any testing was done, aircraft were flown out of the former Japanese Naval airfield at Tebrau, Malaya.
What does ATAIU-SEA mean.
Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit South-East Asia

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