Yokosuka K1Y

The Yokosuka K1Y, also known as the Navy Type 13 Trainer, was a Japanese single-engine biplane trainer of the 1920s.

Designed by the Japanese Navy Arsenal at Yokosuka, over 100 were built by several manufacturers, the type being used by the Imperial Japanese Navy well into the 1930s.

Variants

K1Y1 

Version with conventional wheeled undercarriage.

Full designation Navy Type 13 Land Based Trainer.

K1Y2 

Version with float undercarriage.

Full designation Navy Type 13 Seaplane Trainer.

Specifications

Crew

2

Length

8.68 m (28 ft 6 in)

Wingspan

10.205 m (33 ft 6 in)

Height

3.47 m (11 ft 5 in)

Wing area

32.65 m2 (351.4 sq ft)

Empty weight

872 kg (1,922 lb)

Gross weight

1,056 kg (2,328 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Gasuden Benz six-cylinder air-cooled inline engine, 97 kW (130 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

130 km/h (81 mph, 70 kn)

Endurance

3 hr

Time to altitude

42 min to 2,000 m (6,600 ft).

 

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