Mitsubishi 2MB2

Specifications

1st Flight 1925

Crew: 2

Length: 9.85 m (32 ft 4 in)

Wingspan: 20.0 m (65 ft 7 in)

Height: 4.10 m (13 ft 5 in)

Wing area: 64.0 m2 (689 sq ft)

Empty weight: 2,100 kg (4,630 lb)

Gross weight: 3,640 kg (8,025 lb)

Powerplant: 1 × Mitsubishi Hi V-12 water-cooled V12 engine, 450 kW (600 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed: 210 km/h (130 mph, 110 kn) at sea level

Endurance: 3 hr

Service ceiling: 6,000 m (20,000 ft)

Armament

Guns: 2× fixed forward firing 7.7 mm machine guns, 1× flexibly mounted 7.7 mm machine gun in dorsal position, 1× flexibly mounted 7.7 mm machine gun in ventral position

Bombs: 800 kg (1,800 lb) bombs

Variants

The Mitsubishi 2MB2 or Experimental Washi-type Light Bomber was a prototype Japanese single-engined biplane light bomber of the 1920s.

A single example was built for the Imperial Japanese Army, but no production followed.

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