Aviation Photo #2587850 Kawasaki C-1/QSTOL Asuka - National Aerospace Laboratory

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Based on the successful Kawasaki C-1 transport, this was a one-off Quiet STOL research aircraft, developed by the National Aerospace Laboratory. Powered by four FRJ710 turbofan engines and making use of the Coandă effect. It was built to research STOL using upper surface blowing, aircraft noise reduction, fly-by-wire systems and composite materials construction and is now displayed at the Kakamigahara Aerospace Museum outside Gifu Air Base
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    Richard Vandervord
    National Aerospace Laboratory
    Kawasaki C-1/QSTOL Asuka
    Kawasaki C-1
    Kawasaki C-1
    Kawasaki
    8501
    JQ8501
    Gifu
    Japan
    October 22, 2014
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Anonymous
2 years ago
Good One.. what is that rig listed as NAL?.

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