U.S/Alied Code Names for Japanese Army and Navy Airplanes

Army

Name Code name
Type 97 Fighter Ki-27 NATE
Type 1 Fighter Ki-43 OSCAR
Type 2 Fighter Ki-44 TOJO
Type 2 Twin Engined fighter Ki-45 "Kai" NICK
Type 3 Fighter Ki-61 TONY
Type 4 Fighters Ki-84 FRANK
Type 5 Fighters Ki-100 TONY
Ki-102 RANDY

Type 97 Light bomber Ki-30 ANN
Type 98 Light bomber Ki-32 MARY
Type 99 Light bombers Ki-48 LILY
Type 97 heavy bomber Ki-21 SALLY
Type 100 heavy bomber Ki-49 HELEN
Type 4 heavy bombers Ki-67 PEGGY

Type 99 Assault Plane Ki-51 SONIA
Type 97 Command Reconnaissance Plane Ki-15 BABS
Type 100 Command Reconnaissance Plane Ki-46 DINAH
Type 100 Model V Interceptor Fighter Ki-46 "Hei" DINAH
Experimental production Reconnaissance Plane Ki-70 CLARA
Type 98 direct Co-operation Plane Ki-36 IDA
Type 3 Command Liaison Plane Ki-76 STELLA

Type 97 Transport Ki-34 THORA
Type 100 Transport Ki-57 TOPSY
Type 1 Freight Transport Ki-56 THALIA
Type 1 Transport Ki-59 THERESA
Ku-7 Experimental Transport Glider Ki-105 & BUZZARD
Type 4 Special Transport Ku-8 GANDER

Type 95 Model 1 Intermediate Trainer Ki-9 SPRUCE
Type 95 Model 3 Primary Trainer Ki-17 CEDAR
Type 4 Primary Trainer Ki-86 CYPRESS
Type 99 Advanced Trainer Ki-55 IDA
Type 1 Twin Engined Advanced Trainer Ki-54 HICKORY


Navy

Name Code name
Type 96 Carrier Fighter A5M1-4 CLAUDE
Type 0 Carrier Fighter A6M1-8 HAMP/ZEKE (ZERO)
REPPU A7M1-2 SAM
RAIDEN J2M1-6 JACK
SHIDEN N1K1-J GEORGE
SHIDEN-KAI N1K2-J GEORGE
GEKKOU J1N1-S IRVING
KYOKUKOU P1Y2-S FRANCES
Type 2 Fighter Seaplane A6M2-N RUFE
KYOUHUU N1K1 REX

Type 97 Carrier Attack Bomber B5N1-2 KATE
TENZAN B6N1-3 JILL
RYUSEI-KAI B7A1-2 GRACE
Type 99 Carrier Bomber D3A1-2 VAL
SUISEI D4Y1-4 JUDY
Type 96 Atack Bomber G3M1-3 NELL
Type 1 Atack Bomber G4M1-3 BETTY
SHINZAN G5N1-2 LIZ
RENZAN G8N1-3 RITA
GINGA P1Y1-6 FRANCES
TOUKAI Q1W1 LORNA
OHKA MXY-7 BAKA

SAIUN C6N1-2 lYqs/MART
Type 98 Recon C5M1-2 BABS
Type 94 Recon Seaplane E7K1-2 ALF
Type 95 Recon Seaplane E8N1-2 DAVE
Type 0 Recon Seaplane E13A1 JAKE
SHIUN E15K1 NORM
ZUIUN E16A1 GLEN
Type 0 observation Seaplane F1M1-2 PETE
Type 98 Recon Seaplane E11A1 LAURA

Type 99 flying boat H5Y1 CHERRY
Type 97 flying boat H6K1-5 MAVIS
Type 2 flying boat H8K1-2 EMILY

Type 0 Transport L2D1-3 TABBY

Type 93 Intermediate Trainer K5Y1-5 WILLOW
Type 2 Elementary Trainer K9W1 CYPRESS
Type 90 Trainers K3M1-3 PINE