Air Enthusiast 2006-01
A.Thomas - Oriental Gladiators /Air forces/
Китайские летчики, оборонявшие Чунцин. На заднем плане - И-15бис
Art Chin (left) made his initial claims against Japanese Navy G3M bombers flying the US-built Curtiss Hawk Il during 1937.
A poor, but rare, photo of one of the Chinese Gladiators being wheeled out for testing after assembly.
The Japanese Navy's last biplane fighter was the Nakajima A4N1, which was regularly engaged in combat with the Gladiators flown by the Chinese.