Tachikawa Ki-17

The Ki-17 was introduced to service as the Army Type 95-3 Basic Grade Trainer Model A under the former aircraft naming nomenclature system.

Tachikawa manufactured 560 Ki-17s between 1936 and 1943 and the type saw service with the Army Air Academy and flight training schools.

Specifications

Crew

2

Length

7.8 m (25 ft 7 in)

Wingspan

9.82 m (32 ft 3 in)

Height: 2.95 m (9 ft 8 in)

Wing area

26.02 m2 (280.1 sq ft)

Empty weight

618 kg (1,362 lb)

Gross weight

900 kg (1,984 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Hitachi Ha12 (Army Type 95 150hp Air Cooled Radial) 7-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine,

110 kW (150 hp) for take-off

Propellers

2-bladed fixed-pitch wooden propeller

Performance

Maximum speed

170 km/h (110 mph, 92 kn)

Cruise speed

130 km/h (81 mph, 70 kn)

Endurance

3 hours 27 minutes

Service ceiling

5,300 m (17,400 ft)

Wing loading

34.6 kg/m2 (7.1 lb/sq ft)

Power/mass

0.125 kW/kg (0.076 hp/lb).

 

 

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