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Yokosuka K5Y Willow

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The most important of the Yokosuka-designed trainers, was the Yokosuka K5Y1, first flown during December 1933. Adopted in January 1934 as the Navy Type 93 Intermediate Trainer, it was built to a total of 5,770 by the end of the Pacific war, being allocated the Allied codename 'Willow'. Built in three versions, with float and wheel landing gear, the 11.00m span K5Y1 with a 254kW Hitachi Amakaze radial engine had a maximum speed of 212km/h.

K5Y1
Engine: 1 x Hitachi Amakaze-11, 255kW
Max take-off weight: 1500 kg / 3307 lb
Empty weight: 1000 kg / 2205 lb
Wingspan: 11.0 m / 36 ft 1 in
Length: 8.05 m / 26 ft 5 in
Height: 3.2 m / 11 ft 6 in
Wing area: 27.7 sq.m / 298.16 sq ft
Max. speed: 212 km/h / 132 mph
Cruise speed: 140 km/h / 87 mph
Ceiling: 5700 m / 18700 ft
Range: 1020 km / 634 miles
Crew: 2
Armament: 2 x 7.7mm machine-guns
Bombload: 2 x 30-kg and 10 x 10-kg

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Yokosuka K5Y Willow



 

 


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