Tachikawa Ki-94 1 & 2

Specifications

1st Flight 1945?

Crew: 1

Length: 12 m (39 ft 4 in)

Wingspan: 14 m (45 ft 11 in)

Height: 4.65 m (15 ft 3 in)

Wing area: 28 m2 (300 sq ft)

Airfoil: root: (Tatsuo Hasegawa) TH346-8454 (17%) ; tip: (Tatsuo Hasegawa) TH346-7s505 (10%)

Empty weight: 4,690 kg (10,340 lb)

Gross weight: 6,450 kg (14,220 lb)

Powerplant: 1 × Nakajima Ha219,18-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 1,830 kW (2,450 hp) for take-off

1,752 kW (2,350 hp) at 1,100 m (3,609 ft)

1,641 kW (2,200 hp) at 4,400 m (14,436 ft)

1,521 kW (2,040 hp) at 11,000 m (36,089 ft)

Propellers: 4-bladed constant-speed propeller

Performance

Maximum speed: 712 km/h (442 mph, 384 kn)

Cruise speed: 440 km/h (270 mph, 240 kn)

Range: 2,100 km (1,300 mi, 1,100 nmi)

Service ceiling: 14,680 m (48,160 ft)

Time to altitude: 5,000 m (16,404 ft) in 5 minutes 9 seconds

10,000 m (32,808 ft) in 17 minutes 38 seconds

13,000 m (42,651 ft) in 21 minutes 3 seconds

Wing loading: 230.4 kg/m2 (47.2 lb/sq ft)

Power/mass: 0.283 kW/kg (0.172 hp/lb)

Armament

Guns: 2 × 30 mm (1.181 in) Ho-155 cannon and 2 × 20 mm (0.787 in) Ho-5 cannon both in the wings,

Bombs: 2 × 250 kg (551 lb) bombs or 1x 500 kg (1,102 lb) bomb

Variants

The Tachikawa Ki-94 was a single-seat fighter-Interceptor aircraft project undertaken by the Tachikawa Aircraft Company and to be operated by the Imperial Japanese Army.

The project refers to two aircraft designs: the Ki-94-I and the Ki-94-II, both of which did not advance beyond the mock-up and prototype stage respectively.

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