Tachikawa Ki-92

The Tachikawa Ki-92 was an experimental Japanese heavy transport aircraft of World War II.

It was a low-wing monoplane with a pressurized fuselage, twin piston engines and a tailwheel undercarriage.

Only one was built.

Specifications

Crew

5

Capacity

34 troops

Length

22 m (72 ft 2 in)

Wingspan

32 m (105 ft 0 in)

Height

5.95 m (19 ft 6 in)

Wing area

122 m2 (1,310 sq ft)

Empty weight

11,175 kg (24,637 lb)

Gross weight

17,600 kg (38,801 lb)

Powerplant

2 × Mitsubishi Ha104 (Army Type 4 1,900hp Air Cooled Radial) 18-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines, 1,390 kW (1,870 hp) each

Propellers

4-bladed constant-speed propellers

Performance

Maximum speed

466 km/h (290 mph, 252 kn)

Range

3,960–5,000 km (2,460–3,110 mi, 2,140–2,700 nmi) (estimated)

Service ceiling

10,100 m (33,100 ft)

Time to altitude

7,000 m (23,000 ft) in 18 minutes 20 seconds

Armament

Guns

1x 12.7 mm (0.50 in) Ho-103 machine gun (not fitted to prototype).

 

 

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