Belly Skin, Nakajima Kikka


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Slightly trapezoidal metal sheet with screw holes around edges. Olive drab paint on one side, flaking. Two seperate pieces of painted fabric, labelled "fake skin from wheel well" on enclosure. Each fabric piece roughly 58"x41".

Credit Line

Transferred from the United States Navy.


  • Aluminum
  • Natural Fiber Fabric
  • Unknown Coating
  • Paint


  • 3-D (Metal): 129.5 × 109.2 × 15.2cm (4 ft. 3 in. × 3 ft. 7 in. × 6 in.)
  • 3-D (One Sheet of Fabric): 111.8 × 88.9cm (3 ft. 8 in. × 2 ft. 11 in.)
  • 3-D (Second Sheet of Fabric): 146 × 92.7cm (4 ft. 9 1/2 in. × 3 ft. 1/2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


CRAFT-Aircraft Parts

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