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The Yokosuka MXY5 was a Japanese military glider produced for the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.
The glider consisted of fabric wrapped plywood covering a tubular steel frame.
The design also featured a retractable undercarriage as well as an emergency skid.
The design was flight tested in 1942.
Only 12 were produced and none were used operationally.
Original version, nine built
Later version, three built
11 troops; 1,020 kg (2,240 lb) cargo
13 m (43 ft)
18.1 m (59.4 ft)
55.2 m2 (594 sq ft)
1,520 kg (3,350 lb)
2,694 kg (5,940 lb).
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