Nakajima Ki-43   "Hayabusa" (Oscar)

Ki-43-1b

Ki-43-IIa

Ki-43-IIa

Ki-43-Ib

 

Type

 Fighter

Armament

 Ia - 2 x 7,7mm Type 80 MG
Ib - 1 x 12,7mm Ho-103 MG
1 x 7,7mm Type 80 MG
Ic - 2 x 12,7mm Ho-103 MG
IIa, b o IIIa - 2 x 12,7mm Ho-103 MG
2 x 250kg bombs
IIIb - 2 x 20mm Ho-5 cannons
2 x 250kg bombs

Engine

 Ia-c - Nakajima Ha-25 Sakae 14cyl two row radial engine 975hp
IIa-b - Nakajima Ha-115 Sakae 14cyl two row radial engine 1105hp
IIIa-b - Nakajima Ha-112 Kasei 14cyl two row radial engine 1250hp

Weight

 Empty 1.975kg - Max take-off 2.850kg

Crew

 1

Speed

 Ia-c - 495km/h
IIa-b - 515km/h
IIIa-b - 585km/h

Year of construction

 1941 - 1945

Quantity

 5919

User

 Japan  Thailand  Manchuko  China  France and Indonesia

Manufacturer

 Nakajima Hikoki KK, Tachikawa Hikoki KK and Tachikawa Dai-Ichi Rikugun