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: 28.87 ft (8.8 m)
Width: 31.00 ft (9.45 m)
Height: 10.66ft (3.25 m)
Weight (Empty): 4,641 lb (2,105 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 6,603 lb (2,995 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Nakajima Ha-109 radial piston engine developing 1,520hp.
Maximum Speed: 376 mph (605kmh; 327 kts)
Maximum Range: 1,056 miles (1,700km)
Service Ceiling: 36,745 ft (11,200 m; 7.0 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 3,940 feet-per-minute (1,201 m/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