Tachikawa Ki-92

 

1st Flight 1945

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 tail wheel 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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