Yokosuka K5Y Willow
1933
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Yokosuka K5Y Willow

The most important of the Yokosuka-designed trainers, was the Yokosuka K5Y1, first flown during December 1933. Adopted in January 1934 as the Navy Type 93 Intermediate Trainer, it was built to a total of 5,770 by the end of the Pacific war, being allocated the Allied codename 'Willow'. Built in three versions, with float and wheel landing gear, the 11.00m span K5Y1 with a 254kW Hitachi Amakaze radial engine had a maximum speed of 212km/h.

Yokosuka K5Y Willow


Specification 
 MODELK5Y1
 CREW2
 ENGINE1 x Hitachi "Amakaze-11", 255kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight1500 kg3307 lb
    Empty weight1000 kg2205 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan11.0 m36 ft 1 in
    Length8.05 m26 ft 5 in
    Height3.2 m11 ft 6 in
    Wing area27.7 m2298.16 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed212 km/h132 mph
    Cruise speed140 km/h87 mph
    Ceiling5700 m18700 ft
    Range1020 km634 miles
 ARMAMENT2 x 7.7mm machine-guns, 2 x 30-kg and 10 x 10-kg bombs

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Yokosuka K5Y WillowA three-view drawing (752 x 1063)

Comments
bill, 10.03.2012

Does anyone know if it was made of fabric or aluminum?

daxiong, 20.06.2011

The K5Y1 was trainer aircraft for the Japanese navy. What is s horrible about that?

, 20.06.2011

Yokosuka K5Y Willow

alberto magnani, 25.12.2010

You may add that this plane was used in action by indonesian air force against dutch in 1946-1950

Frank, 21.11.2010

The K5Y1 was trainer aircraft for the Japanese navy. What is s horrible about that?

DebtMan, 01.10.2010

That plane is horrible!

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