|First flight||January 9, 1941|
|Primary user||Imperial Japanese Army Air Force|
The Maeda Ku-1, long designation Maeda Army Type 2 Small Glider, was a small twin boom Japanese military glider. It was primarily used for training, and was superseded by the Kokusai Ku-7, which was effectively a scaled up version of the design. Approximately 100 were produced.
Data from ENCYKLOPEDIA UZBROJENIA
- Crew: two
- Capacity: eight passengers
- Length: 9.36 m (30.7 ft)
- Wingspan: 17 m (56 ft)
- Height: ()
- Wing area: 30.1 m² (324 ft)
- Empty weight: 700 kg (1,540 lb)
- Loaded weight: 1,300 kg (2,900 lb)
- Useful load: 600 kg (1,300 lb)
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