Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi

Specifications

1st Flight 1945

Crew: 1

Length: 8.55 m (28 ft 1 in)

Wingspan: 8.6 m (28 ft 3 in)

Height: 3.3 m (10 ft 10 in)

Wing area: 12.4 m2 (133 sq ft)

Empty weight: 1,640 kg (3,616 lb)

Gross weight: 2,580 kg (5,688 lb)

Max takeoff weight: 2,880 kg (6,349 lb) with 800 kg (1,764 lb) bomb

Powerplant: 1 × Nakajima Ha-35 Model 23 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 840 kW (1,130 hp) for take-off

980 hp (731 kW) at 6,000 m (20,000 ft)

Powerplant: 2 × solid rocket attack boosters (optional)

Propellers: 3-bladed fixed-pitch metal propeller

Performance

Maximum speed: 550 km/h (340 mph, 300 kn) at 2,800 m (9,186 ft) with undercarriage jettisoned

Cruise speed: 300 km/h (190 mph, 160 kn)

Range: 1,200 km (750 mi, 650 nmi)

Wing loading: 208 kg/m2 (43 lb/sq ft)

Power/mass: 0.322 kW/kg (0.196 hp/lb)

Armament

Bombs: 1 × 250 kg (550 lb), 500 kg (1,100 lb), or 800 kg (1,800 lb) bomb

Variants

Ki-115 Tsurugi: Single-seat suicide attack aircraft, production version.

Ki-230: Single-seat suicide attack aircraft. projected version, none built.

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