Nakajima designed the E8N to meet the Imperial Japanese Navy's specifications. Aichi and Kawanishi also submitted monoplane designs but they weren't selected as the E8N was more maneuverable and had better performance.
Manufacturer: Nakajima Hikoki K.K.
Production: ? - 1940
The E8N was used in the 1930s on cruisers and battleships.
World War II
The E8Ns were used in combat during the first year of the Pacific War. They were then used as trainers and liaison aircraft.