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N1K "Shiden"

Fighter

Kawanishi

The fighter  Shiden, Kawanishi N1K2-J

The fighter Shiden, Kawanishi N1K2-J

N1K 'Shiden' Specification
N1K1-J N1K2-J
Crew 1 1
Dimensions
Wing span, m 12 11,99
Wing area, m2 23,5 23,48
Length, m 8,88 9,34
Powerplant
1 X PE NK9H Homare-21, Nakajima, hp 1820 1820
Weight, kg:
Empty weight 2897 2657
Maximum takeoff weight 3900 4000
Performance
Speed, km/h maximum 580 594
at altitude, m 5900 5600
Time to 6000m, min 7,8 7,35
Service ceiling, m 12500 10760
Service range, km 1400 1700
Armament
2 X 20-mm cannon, 2 X 7.92 -mm machine guns, external bomb load, kg 500 500
Photo Description

Drawing N1k2-J

Kawanishi N1K1 in flight

Shiden N1K1-J, Kawanishi

Shiden N1K2-J, Kawanishi

References

  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/
  • "50 best fighters of World War II" /Gennadiy Kornukhin/

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