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Mitsubishi Ki-90

Four-Engined Heavy Bomber / Military Transport Aircraft

The German Junkers Ju 89-90 airframe served as the basis for the Japanese Mitsubishi Ki-90 transport-bomber program.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 2/1/2020
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Year: 1940
Status: Cancelled
Manufacturer(s): Mitsubishi - Japanese Empire / Junkers - Nazi Germany
Production: 0
Crew: 4
Length: 86.94 ft (26.5 m)
Width: 114.83 ft (35 m)
Height: 24.61 ft (7.5 m)
Weight (Empty): 42,384 lb (19,225 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 74,296 lb (33,700 kg)
Power: ESTIMATED: 4 x Mitsubishi Ha-2-II air-cooled radial piston engines of 800-820 horsepower output driving three-bladed propeller units.
Speed: 217 mph (350 kph; 189 kts)
Ceiling: 18,865 feet (5,750 m; 3.57 miles)
Range: 777 miles (1,250 km; 675 nm)
Operators: Imperial Japan (cancelled)


ASSUMED (Based on the Junkers Ju 90 V8 arrangement):
1 x 20mm automatic cannon in nose.
1 x 20mm automatic cannon in dorsal turret emplacement.
1 x 13mm machine gun in left waist (beam) position.
1 x 13mm machine gun in right waist (beam) position.
1 x 13mm Machine gun in tail station.

Conventional drop bomb load held internally.

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Graphical image of an aircrat automatic cannon
Graphical image of an aircraft conventional drop bomb munition

Variants / Models

• Ki-90 - Base Project Designation.
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