Aichi  D3A  (Val)

D 3AI

D3A1

 

Type

Carrierborne dive-bomber

Armament

3 x 7,7mm Type 92/97 MG
1 x 250kg bombload
D3A1 - 2 x 30kg external bomb load
D3A2 - 2 x 60kg external bomb load

Engine

 D3A1 - Mitsubishi Kinsei 44 14cyl engine 1085hp
D3A2 - Mitsubishi Kinsei 54 14cyl engine 1212hp

Weight

 D3A1 - Empty 2.408kg - Max take-off 3.650kg
D3A2 - Empty 2.618kg - Max take-off 3.800kg

Crew

 2

Speed

D3A1 - 389km/h
D3A2 - 430km/h

Year of construction

 1940 - January 1944

Quantity

D3A1 - 478
D3A2 - 1016

User

 Japan

Manufacturer

Aichi Tokei Denki KK