How Airplane Engine Tech Created Kawasaki’s Oldest Motorcycle (60 Years Ago) – SlashGear

When you think of Kawasaki, you likely think of one of the brand’s iconic bikes, like the ever-famous Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle. However, while the Japanese manufacturer is well-known for its bikes, the company has a lengthy history of creating ships, submarines, trains, and aircraft. Forty years¬†after founder Shozo Kawasaki put together the company’s first enterprise, the¬†Kawasaki Tsukiji Shipyard, the aviation department was created in 1918. Before Kawasaki’s first motorcycle was developed, its aviation engineers were hard at work making

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