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kawanishi-h8k2-emily-flying-boat-04

Specifications Kawanishi H8K2 Kawanishi H8K12 Kawanishi H8K21,2,3 Kawanishi H8K2-L2 Type Reconnaissance flying boat2 Flying boat1, Reconnaissance1,3 Crew 102 101,3 Engine (Type) 4: Mitsubishi MK4B Kasei 122 4: Mitsubishi Kasei 22 piston1 4: Mitsubishi MK4Q Kasei 222,3 Cylinders Radial 142 Radial 141,3 Cooling Air3 Net HP 1,850 each1,3 Propeller blades 4 each2 4 each1,2 Fuel capacity 4,250 gallons3 Dimensions Span 124' 8"1,2,3 38 m1,2 Length 92' 3"1, 92' 4"2,3 28.13 m1, 28.14 m2 Height 30'1,2,3 9.14 m2, 9.15 m1 Wing area 1,141 ft2 1 106 m2 1 Weight Empty 34,000 lb2 15,422 kg2 40,520 lb1, 40,521 lb2 18,360 kg1,2 Loaded 68,343 lb2 31,000 kg2 54,013 lb3, 71,650 lb1,2 32,500 kg1,2 Performance Speed 290 mph1 467 kph1 Speed @ 16,400' / 5,000 m 290 mph2 467 kph2 Speed @ 16,405' 290 mph3 Cruising speed 185 mph2 298 kph2 Climb 1,575'/minute2 480 m/minute2 Climb to 13,120' / 4,000 m 8 minutes2 Service ceiling 28,740'1,2, 29,035'3 8,760 m1,2 Range 3,000 miles2, 4,445 miles3 4,828 km2 Maximum range 4,460 miles2, 4,461 miles1 7,777 km2, 7,180 km1 Armament 5: 20 mm3 5: MG3 1: 20 mm2 1: 12.7 mm MG2 Bow turret 1: 20 mm2 1: 20 mm1 Dorsal turret 1: 20 mm2 1: 20 mm1 Tail turret 1: 20 mm2 1: 20 mm1 Beams 2: 20 mm2 2: 20 mm1 Cockpit 1: 7.7 mm MG2 Beam hatches 2: 7.7 mm MG2 4: 7.7 mm MG1 Bombs 4,408 lb2 2,000 kg2 4,400 lb1,3 2,000 kg1 OR Torpedoes 2: 1,764 lb2 2: 800 kg2 2: 1,760 lb1 2: 800 kg1

kawanishi-h8k2-emily-flying-boat-04
johnbr, Apr 1, 2011