Profile Publications No. 105 The Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu

\ A captured Ki-45 KAlc o f the second production butch in the United States. (Photo: Australian War Memorial) SPECIF I CAT IONS Span Length ...Height Wing Area Empty W oight Loaded Weight Maximum Weight Wing Loading *Power Loading *Fuel Capacity: Internal Droptanks Engine Take-off Rating War Emergency Rating Maximum Speed Cruise Speed Climbing Speed Service Ceiling Range: Normal Armament: Fixed Flexible Ki-45 (2nd Pro to) Ki-45 (7th Pro to) Ki-45 K Ala Ki-45 K A lc Ki-45-ll 47 ft. 6J in. 33 ft. 8fJ in. 11 ft. 8 ^in. 312-15 sq. ft. 5,512 lbs. 8,267 lbs. 9,321 lbs. 26-5 Ibs./sq. ft. 5-7 Ibs./h.p. 330 U.S. gals. 2 X Ha-20b 730 h.p. 820 h.p. at 12,800 ft. 298 m.p.h. at 13,125 ft. 217 m.p.h. at 11.-180 ft. 15,240 ft. in 10 min. 12 sec. 1,087 miles 2 x 7-7 mm. Type 891 X 20 mm. Ho-3 1 X7-7 mm. Type 8947 ft. 6J in. 33 ft. 7 tf in. 11 ft. 8-^ in. 312-15 sq. ft. 6.945 lbs. 9,700 lbs. 311 Ibs./sq. ft. 4-85 Ibs./h.p. 330 U.S. gals. 2 x Ha-25 1,000 h.p. 1,050 h.p. at 8,370 ft. 323 m.p.h. 2 x 7-7 mm. Type 891 X 20 mm. Ho-3 1 X7-7 mm. Type 8949 ft. 3-& in. 34 ft. 1 -ft in. 12 ft. 1-fi in. 344-44 sq. ft. 8,146 lbs. 11,632 lbs. 33-8 Ibs./sq. ft. 5-8 Ibs./h.p. 383 U.S. gals. 106 U.S. gals. 2 x Ha-25 1,000 h.p. 1,050 h.p. at 8,370 ft. 335-5 m.p.h. at 18,290 ft. 15,240 ft. in 6 min. 17 sec. 2 x 12-7 mm. Type 1 1 X 20 mm. Ho-3 1 X7-92 mm. Typo 9849 ft. 3-rV in. 36 ft. 1 ri in. 12 ft. 1-H in. 344-44 sq. ft. 8,818 lbs. 12,125 lbs. 35-2 Ibs./sq. ft. 5-6 Ibs./h.p. 265 U.S. gals. 106 U.S. gals. 2 x Ha-102 1.080 h.p. 1,050 h.p. at 9,185 ft. 340 m.p.h. at 21,335 ft. 236 m.p.h. 15,240 ft. in 7 min. 30,480 ft. 1,243 miles 2 X 20 mm. Ho-5 1 X 37 mm. Ho-203 1 X7-92 mm. Type 9851 ft. 1 in. 364-25 sq. ft.“ 2 x Ha-112-11 1,500 h.p. 367 m.p.h. at 18,290 ft. 2 X 12-7 mm. Type 1 2 x 2 0 mm. Ho-5 1 X7-92 mm. Type 98 *At normal loaded weight and take-off rating. Ki-45 ARMAMENT Nose Ventral Tunnel (Sta orb a rd Side) Dorsal Fixed (Ob liq u lye M o u ten d)Rear Firing Flexible Ki-45 Prototypes 7-7 m m .x2 (Type 89)20 mm. x 1 (Ho-3) 100 rounds (2 x5 0)—7-7 m m .x l (Type 89) Ki-45 KAla ............12-7 m m .x2 (Type 1)20 mm. x 1 (Ho-3) 100 rounds (2 x 50)—7-92 m m .x l (Type 98)1,050 rounds (14 x7 5) Ki-45 KAla ...........(exp. night fighter) 12-7 m m .x2 (Type 1)20 mm. x 1 (Ho-3) 100 rounds (2 x5 0)12-7 mm. X 2 (Type 1) or 20 m m .x2 (Ho-5) Ki-45 KAlb ............20 mm. x 1 (Ho-3) 50 rounds 37 mm. x 1 (Type 98) handloadcd —7-92 m m .x l (Type 98)1,050 rounds (14 x7 5) Ki-45 KAlc ............—37 mm. x 1 (Ho-203) 16 rounds 20 mm. x 2 (Ho-5) 100 r.p.g. 7-92 m m .x l (Type 98)*1,050 rounds (14 x7 5) Ki-45 KAId ............20 m m .x 2 (Ho-5) 37 mm. x 1 (Ho-203) 16 rounds —7-92 m m .x l (Type 98)*1,050 rounds (14x75) Ki-45 K A I ............—75 mm. X 1—— Ki-45 K A I ............37 mm. X 120 m m .x 1 (Ho-3) 100 rounds (2 x 50)20 mm. x 2 (Ho-5) 100 r.p.g. — Ki-45 K A I ............12-7 m m .x2 (Type 1)—20 mm. x 2 (Ho-5) 100 r.p.g. 7-92 m m .x l (Type 98)1,050 rounds (14 x7 5) Ki-45 KA I ............37 mm. X 2—12-7 mm. x 2 (Type 1)— Ki-45 K A I ............37 mm. X 1—20 mm. x 2 (Ho-5) 100 r.p.g. 7-92 m m .x l (Type 98)1050 rounds (14x75) Ki-45 K A I ............37 mm. x 1 (Ho-203) 20 mm. X 1 (Ho-3) 20 mm. x 2 (Ho-5) _ Many other field modifications. *Not retained on late production aircraft. PRINTED IN ENGLAND ©Profile Publications Ltd., P.O. Box 26, 1a North Street, Leatherhead, Surrey, England by George Falkner &.Sons Ltd., for McCorquodale City Printing Division, London. U.S. 2nd Class Mailing Rates applied for.
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