Manshū Hayabusa

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MT-1 Hayabusa
Role Airliner
National origin Manchukuo
Manufacturer Manchuria Airplane Manufacturing Company
First flight April 1937[1]
Primary user Manchukuo National Airways

The Manshū MT-1 Hayabusa (Japanese: 隼, "Peregrine Falcon") was an airliner produced by the Japanese Manchuria Airplane Manufacturing Company in Manchukuo in the late 1930s.[2][3] It was a conventional, low-wing cantilever monoplane with fixed tailwheel undercarriage. The flight deck was fully enclosed and separate from the passenger cabin, which could seat six people. The type equipped Manchukuo National Airways.


Specifications[edit]

Data from Japanese Aircraft, 1910-1941[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 pilot
  • Capacity: 6 passengers
  • Length: 9.38 m (30 ft 9¾ in)
  • Wingspan: 13.60 m (44 ft 7½ in)
  • Height: 3.60 m (11 ft 9¾ in)
  • Wing area: 27.3 m2 (294 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 1,700 kg (3,747 lb)
  • Gross weight: 2,700 kg (5,952 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Nakajima Kotobuki 2-kai-1 nine-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, 343 kW (460 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 240 km/h (150 mph)
  • Cruising speed: 200 km/h (124 mph)
  • Range: 902 km (560 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 6,000 m (19,700 ft)

Armament

References[edit]

Notes
Bibliography
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft. London: Aerospace Publishing.
  • Mikesh, Robert C.; Shorzoe Abe (1990). Japanese Aircraft 1910-1941. London: Putnam Aeronautical Books. ISBN 0-85177-840-2.
  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions.
  • Bueschel, Richard (May 1961). The Mansyu Hayabusa. Air Pictorial Magazine.

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