Mitsubishi 3MT5

The Mitsubishi 3MT5 was a Japanese bomber of the 1930s.

It was a twin-engined biplane that was intended to operate from Japanese aircraft carriers, but proved to be unsuitable for carrier use, and the eleven aircraft built were instead used as land-based trainers.

The Mitsubishi 3MT5 was variously designated:-

Mitsubishi 3MT5

Mitsubishi 3MT5A

Mitsubishi Navy 7-shi Experimental Carrier Attack Bomber

Mitsubishi Navy Type 93 Land Attack Bomber

Specifications

Crew

3–5

Length

12.05 m (39 ft 6 in)

Wingspan

20.70 m (67 ft 11 in)

Height

4.70 m (15 ft 5 in)

Wing area

102.3 m2 (1,101 sq ft)

Empty weight

3,940 kg (8,686 lb)

Gross weight

6,400 kg (14,110 lb)

Powerplant

2 × Mitsubishi A4 14-cylinder two-row radial engine, 600 kW (800 hp) each

Propellers

4-bladed wooden

Performance

Maximum speed

235 km/h (146 mph, 127 kn)

Range

2,306 km (1,433 mi, 1,245 nmi)

Combat range

991 km (616 mi, 535 nmi)

Time to altitude

3,000 m (9,840 ft) in 13 min

Armament

Guns

2× flexibly mounted 7.7 mm machine guns in nose and 1× in dorsal position

Bombs

1,000 kg (2,200 lb) bombs or one 800 kg (1760 lb) torpedo.

 

Share on facebook