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Kyushu K9W Momiji ("Maple") "Cypress"
|Dimensions||24'1" by 21'9" by 8'8"
7.34m by 6.62m by 2.64m
|Cruising speed||75 mph at 3280 feet
120 km/h at 1000 meters
|Climb rate||8 feet per second
2.6 meters per second
|Power plant||One 1100 hp Hitachi [Ha-47] 11 air-cooled 4-cylinder inline engine driving a two-bladed wooden propeller.|
A total of 339 K9W1 and 1037 Ki-86:
Kyushu Hikoki K.K.:
278 K9W1 (1942-1944)
Hitachi Kokuki K.K.:
61 K9W1 (1943)
1037 Ki-86 (1943-1945)
||The K5W1 used a Hitachi GK4A
Hatsukaze 11 engine.
The Kyushu K9W biplane trainer was a version of
the German Bü 131 Jungmann built
under license and using Japanese aircraft engines. The Army produced a
slightly modified version designed the Ki-86. Both versions were
excellent trainer aircraft, the Ki-86 replacing the Ki-17 "Cedar" trainer.
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