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Nakajima G5N Shinzan (Deep Mountain)


Four-Engine Heavy Bomber Prototype


The American Douglas DC-4E airliner formed the basis for this Imperial Japanese four-engined heavy bomber - the Nakajima G5N.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 2/1/2020






Specifications



Year:
1941
Status
Cancelled
Crew
7
[ 6 Units ] :
Nakajima Aircraft Company - Japanese Empire
National flag of Imperial Japan Imperial Japan
- Ground Attack
- Anti-Ship
- Reconnaissance (RECCE)
- X-Plane / Developmental
Length:
101.77 ft (31.02 m)
Width/Span:
138.19 ft (42.12 m)
Height:
28.87 ft (8.8 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Nakajima G5N production model)
Empty Weight:
44,313 lb (20,100 kg)
MTOW:
70,548 lb (32,000 kg)
(Diff: +26,235lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Nakajima G5N production model)
4 x Nakajima NK7A "Mamori 11" 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines developing 1,871 horsepower each driving four-bladed propeller units.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Nakajima G5N production model)
Maximum Speed:
261 mph (420 kph; 227 kts)
Service Ceiling:
24,442 feet (7,450 m; 4.63 miles)
Maximum Range:
2,647 miles (4,260 km; 2,300 nm)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Nakajima G5N production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
Internal bomb load consisting of conventional drop bombs or torpedoes.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Nakajima G5N production model)
G5N "Shinzan" ("Deep Mountain") - Base Series Designation.
G5N1 - Initial prototypes; two completed tot he standard.
G5N2 - Secondary prototypes; four completed to the standard.
"Experimental 13-Shi Attack Bomber" - Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) designation.
"Liz" - Allied Codename.

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