Mitsubishi 3MT5 / Navy Type 93 Land Attack Bomber

Specifications

1st Flight 1932

Crew: 3–5

Length: 12.05 m (39 ft 6 in)

Wingspan: 20.70 m (67 ft 11 in)

Height: 4.70 m (15 ft 5 in)

Wing area: 102.3 m2 (1,101 sq ft)

Empty weight: 3,940 kg (8,686 lb)

Gross weight: 6,400 kg (14,110 lb)

Powerplant: 2 × Mitsubishi A4 14-cylinder two-row radial engine, 600 kW (800 hp) each

Propellers: 4-bladed wooden

Performance

Maximum speed: 235 km/h (146 mph, 127 kn)

Range: 2,306 km (1,433 mi, 1,245 nmi) (reconnaissance)

Combat range: 991 km (616 mi, 535 nmi)

Time to altitude: 3,000 m (9,840 ft) in 13 min

Armament

Guns: 2× flexibly mounted 7.7 mm machine guns in nose and 1× in dorsal position

Bombs: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) bombs or one 800 kg (1760 lb) torpedo

Variants

The Mitsubishi 3MT5 was a Japanese bomber of the 1930s.

It was a twin-engined biplane that was intended to operate from Japanese aircraft carriers, but proved to be unsuitable for carrier use, and the eleven aircraft built were instead used as land-based trainers.

The Mitsubishi 3MT5 was variously designated:-

Mitsubishi 3MT5

Mitsubishi 3MT5A

Mitsubishi Navy 7-shi Experimental Carrier Attack Bomber

Mitsubishi Navy Type 93 Land Attack Bomber

Mitsubishi G1M, this was also used for the 8-shi Experimental Attack Bomber.

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