Kikka prototype jet with rocket-assisted takeoff equipment, Kisarazu Air Field, Japan, Aug 1945Kikka prototype jet, Kisarazu Airfield, Japan, Aug 1945Kikka prototype jet aircraft with crew, Kisarazu Airfield, Japan, 7 Aug 1945Kikka prototype jet being prepared for its first flight, Kisarazu Air Field, Japan, 7 Aug 1945
Kikka prototype jet with rocket-assisted takeoff equipment, Kisarazu Air Field, Japan, Aug 1945Kikka prototype jet, Kisarazu Airfield, Japan, Aug 1945Kikka prototype jet aircraft with crew, Kisarazu Airfield, Japan, 7 Aug 1945Kikka prototype jet being prepared for its first flight, Kisarazu Air Field, Japan, 7 Aug 1945
Kikka prototype jet, Kisarazu Airfield, Japan, 11 Aug 1945Captured Kikka prototype jet at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, United States, date unknownCaptured Kikka prototype jet at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, United States, date unknown
Kikka prototype jet, Kisarazu Airfield, Japan, 11 Aug 1945Captured Kikka prototype jet at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, United States, date unknownCaptured Kikka prototype jet at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, United States, date unknown
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