Mitsubishi K3M

The Mitsubishi K3M was a trainer built by Mitsubishi which was used by the Imperial Japanese Navy in an extremely wide variety of roles, including light transport, liaison aircraft, utility aircraft and occasionally light bomber.

Variants

Mitsubishi K3M1

Initial version

Mitsubishi K3M2 

Japanese Navy Type 90 Crew Training Aircraft

Initial production version for Imperial Japanese Navy

Mitsubishi K3M3

Japanese Navy Type 90 Crew Training Aircraft

Final production version for Imperial Japanese Navy

Mitsubishi K3M3-L

Military transport used by Imperial Japanese Navy

Ki-7

Version for Imperial Japanese Army, 2 built

Mitsubishi MS-1

Civil transport version

Specifications

Crew

4

Capacity

6

Length

9.54 m (31 ft 4 in)

Wingspan

15.78 m (51 ft 9 in)

Height

3.82 m (12 ft 6 in)

Wing area

34.5 m2 (371.35 sq ft)

Empty weight

1,360 kg (2,998 lb)

Gross weight

2,200 kg (4,850 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Nakajima Kotobuki-2 , 435 kW (580 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

230 km/h (143 mph, 124 kn)

Range

790 km (491 mi, 427 nmi)

Service ceiling

6,389 m (20,950 ft)

Rate of climb

8.77 m/s (1,726 ft/min)

Armament

1 × 7.7 mm Type 92 machine gun, rear-mounted

4 × 30 kg (66 lb) bombs.

 

 

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