Specifications for the
Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki (Tojo)
Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
Focus Model: Nakajima Ki-44-IIb Shoki (Tojo)
Country of Origin: Imperial Japan
Manufacturer: Nakajima - Japan
Initial Year of Service: 1941
Length: 28.87ft (8.8m)
Width: 31.00ft (9.45m)
Height: 10.66ft (3.25m)
Weight (Empty): 4,641lbs (2,105kg)
Weight (MTOW): 6,603lbs (2,995kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Nakajima Ha-109 radial piston engine developing 1,520hp.
Maximum Speed: 376mph (605kmh; 327kts)
Maximum Range: 1,056miles (1,700km)
Service Ceiling: 36,745ft (11,200m; 7.0miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 3,940 feet per minute (1,201m/min)
Ki-44 Type I:
2 x 7.7mm Type 89 machine guns
2 x 12.7mm Ho-103 machine guns in wings
2 x 12.7mm Ho-103 machine guns in engine cowl synchronized with propeller.
2 x 12.7mm Ho-103 machine guns in wings (1 to a wing).
4 x 20mm Ho-3 cannons OR 2 x 12.7mm Ho-103 machine guns and 2 x 40mm Ho-301 cannons.
Ki-44 - Used for both prototype designation and preproduction evaluation models.
Manchukuo; China; Imperial Japan; Indonesia