Mitsubishi 1MF1-3-4

Specifications

1st Flight 1921

Crew: 1

Length: 6.9 m (22 ft 8 in)

Wingspan: 8.5 m (27 ft 11 in)

Height: 3.1 m (10 ft 2 in)

Empty weight: 940 kg (2,072 lb)

Gross weight: 1,280 kg (2,822 lb)

Powerplant: 1 × Mitsubishi Hi V-8 water-cooled piston engine, 224 kW (300 hp)

Propellers: 2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller

Performance

Maximum speed: 213 km/h (132 mph, 115 kn)

Endurance: 2½ hours

Service ceiling: 7,000 m (23,000 ft)

Time to altitude: 3,000 m (9,843 ft) in 10 minutes

Power/mass: 0.18 kW/kg (0.11 hp/lb)

Armament

Guns: 2 × 7.7 mm (.303 in) machine guns.

Variants

1MF1

Initial prototype.

Fitted with car-type radiator on front of nose.

Navy designation Navy Type 10-1 Carrier Fighter.

1MF1A

Experimental version with increased wing area.

Navy designation Navy Type 10-1 Carrier Fighter.

1MF2

Experimental prototype with two bay wing.

Navy designation Navy Type 10-1 Carrier Fighter.

1MF3

Production version with Lamblin radiators under nose replacing original car-type radiators.

Navy designation Navy Type 10-2 Carrier Fighter.

1MF4

Revised production version with cockpit moved forwards.

Navy designation Navy Type 10-2 Carrier Fighter.

1MF5

Minor changes. Navy designation Navy Type 10-2 Carrier Fighter.

1MF5A

Carrier trainer version with jettisonable wheeled undercarriage and floats under wings to allow safe ditching.

Navy designation Navy Type 10-2 Carrier Fighter.

Share on facebook

Share on facebook