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Views of site 3.
first visited this site we it was moderately covered in
of the cockpit. Notice the control stick that was hacksawed
off. The fuselage fuel tank is visible at the top with the
ammo canisters on this side of it. Notice how the right
canister is larger. This is for the 13mm machine gun which
helps identify this as an A6M5B. The left canister is for
the 7.7mm machine gun which was found in both locations on
earlier model Zeros.
also has the structural failure from
the corrosion on the
this photo of site 3 you can see site 2 in the background as
well as the wind sock for the modern airport.
this photo you can see the shore gun in the background.