/ Yokosuka E5Y
Length: 10.812 m (35 ft 6 in)
Wingspan: 14.46 m (47 ft 5 in)
Height: 4.74 m (15 ft 7 in) with wings folded
Wing area: 55 m2 (590 sq ft)
Empty weight: 1,850 kg (4,079 lb)
Gross weight: 3,000 kg (6,614 lb)
Powerplant: 1 × Bristol Jupiter VIII 9-cyl. Air-cooled radial piston engine, 340 kW (450 hp)
Propellers: 2-bladed wooden fixed pitch propeller
Maximum speed: 178 km/h (111 mph, 96 kn)
Cruise speed: 130 km/h (81 mph, 70 kn)
Endurance: 6.5 hours
Service ceiling: 4,050 m (13,290 ft)
Time to altitude: 3,000 m (9,800 ft) in 33 minutes 20 seconds
Wing loading: 54.5 kg/m2 (11.2 lb/sq ft)
Power/mass: 0.112 kW/kg (0.068 hp/lb)
Guns: 2 x 7.77 mm (0.306 in) fixed Type 89 machine-guns and 2 x 7.77 mm (0.306 in) flexible Type 89 machine-guns
Bombs: max250 kg (551.156 lb)
2 x 125 kg (275.578 lb)
or 3 x 60 kg (132.277 lb)
or 3 x 30 kg (66.139 lb)
The Yokosuka E5Y (long designation: Yokosuka Navy Type 90-3 Reconnaissance Seaplane) was a single-engine Japanese seaplane used for reconnaissance.
The E5Y was also built by Kawanishi as the E5K (long designation: Kawanishi Navy Type 90-3 Reconnaissance Seaplane)
Yokosuka Navy Type 14-2 Reconnaissance Seaplane Kai-1 – Prototype of the later Type-14-2 and Type 90-3 production aircraft, powered by a 450 hp (340 kW) Bristol Jupiter VIII radial engine.
Yokosuka Navy Type 14-2 Reconnaissance Seaplane Kai-1-C – Initial production aircraft powered by 450 hp (340 kW) Lorraine 12E Courlis W-12 water-cooled engines.
Yokosuka Navy Type 14-2 Reconnaissance Seaplane Kai-1-D – Later prototype aircraft with Jupiter engines in a lengthened nose.
Yokosuka Type 90-3 Reconnaissance Seaplane – Designation of production aircraft to have been built by the Yokosuka Naval Arsenal (Yokosho)
Kawanishi Type G – Company designation for two pre-production Navy Type 14-2 Reconnaissance Seaplane Kai-1-Ds.
Kawanishi Type 90-3 Reconnaissance Seaplane – Seventeen production aircraft, initially powered by Jupiter engines, with some later being re-engined with Hiro Type 91 520 hp water-cooled W-12 engines
Yokosuka E5Y1 – Short designation of aircraft built at the Yokosuka Naval Arsenal, (a.k.a. Yokosho E5Y1)
Kawanishi E5K1 – Short designation for the production aircraft built by Kawanishi.
Share on facebook
Share on facebook
Follow us on