Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Karigane I - Civilian Prototype
Ki-15-I - Initial Military Production Model Designation; IJA use; fitted with Nakajima Ha-8 radial piston engine of 640 horsepower.
Ki-15-II - Second improved production model for IJA; fitted with Mitsubishi Ha-25-I 14-cylinder radial piston engine of 850 horsepower; appearing in 1939.
Ki-15-III - Proposed Production Model; fitted with Mitsubishi Ha-102 series radial piston engine of 1,080 horsepower.
C5M1 - Imperial Japanese Navy designation for Ki-15-I production model.
C5M2 - Imperial Japanese Navyl improved form of the C5M1; fitted with engine installation yielding more power.
Army Type 97 Command Reconnaissance Plane Model 1 - Alternative IJA designation for Ki-15-I
Army Type 97 Command Reconnaissance Plane Model 2 - Alternative IJA designation for Ki-15-II
Navy Type 98 Reconnaissance Plane Model 1 - Alternative IJN designation for C5M1.
Navy Type 98 Reconnaissance Plane Model 2 - Alternative IJN designation for C5M2.