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Yokosuka Ro-go Ko-gata
The Yokosuka Ro-go Ko-gata was a Japanese reconnaissance floatplane developed during the First World War by the Japanese Navy Arsenal at Yokosuka.
It was one of the first indigenous Japanese aircraft to enter production.
There were 218 of these aircraft built for the Imperial Japanese Navy, which remained in use until 1928.
A total of 218 aircraft were built in total,
32 by the Yokosuka arsenal,
80 by Aichi
106 by the Nakajima Aircraft Company, with production continuing until 1924.
It was the first locally-designed aircraft to be built in large numbers for the Japanese Navy.
10.16 m (33 ft 4 in)
15.692 m (51 ft 6 in)
3.666 m (12 ft 0 in)
48.22 m2 (519.0 sq ft)
1,070 kg (2,359 lb)
1,628 kg (3,589 lb)
1 × Mitsubishi type Hi water-cooled V8 engine, 160 kW (220 hp)
156 km/h (97 mph, 84 kn)
780 km (480 mi, 420 nmi)
Time to altitude
4 min to 500 m (1,640 ft)
1× flexibly mounted 7.7 mm machine gun.
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