Nihon Kogata Ku-11

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Role Transport glider
National origin Japan
Manufacturer Nihon Kogata

The Nihon Kogata Ku-11 (also known as the Nihon Kogata Army Experimental Transport Glider Ku-11) was a 1940s experimental Japanese military glider.[1] The Ku-11 was an all-wood high-wing transport glider with two crew and room for 12 fully equipped troops.[1] With little interest from the Imperial Japanese Army the type did not enter production.[1]

Specifications (Ku-11)[edit]

Data from Mrazek[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2 (pilot, co-pilot)
  • Capacity: 12 fully equipped troops
  • Wingspan: 18.29 m (60 ft 0 in)
  • Wing area: 44.1 m2 (475 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 1,270 kg (2,800 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 2,449 kg (5,400 lb)

See also[edit]



  1. ^ a b c d Mrazek 2011, p. 356


  • Mrazek, James E. (2011). Airborne Combat - The Glider War/Fighting Gliders of WWII. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States: Stackpole Books. ISBN 978-0-8117-0808-1.