Mitsubishi 2MB2

The Mitsubishi 2MB2 or Experimental Washi-type Light Bomber was a prototype Japanese single engined biplane light bomber of the 1920s.

A single example was built for the Imperial Japanese Army, but no production followed.

Specifications

Crew

2

Length

9.85 m (32 ft 4 in)

Wingspan

20.0 m (65 ft 7 in)

Height

4.10 m (13 ft 5 in)

Wing area

64.0 m2 (689 sq ft)

Empty weight

2,100 kg (4,630 lb)

Gross weight

3,640 kg (8,025 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Mitsubishi Hi V-12 water-cooled V12 engine, 450 kW (600 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

210 km/h (130 mph, 110 kn) at sea level

Endurance

3 hr

Service ceiling

6,000 m (20,000 ft)

Armament

Guns

2× fixed forward firing 7.7 mm machine guns,

1× flexibly mounted 7.7 mm machine gun in dorsal position,

1× flexibly mounted 7.7 mm machine gun in ventral position

Bombs

800 kg (1,800 lb) bombs.

 

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