Aichi M6A Seiran

Submarine-based Dive Bomber

Aichi M6A1 Seiran Imperial Japanese Navy 1600228 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Aichi M6A Seiran is a single-engine two-seat submarine-based dive bomber produced by the Japanese manufacturer Aichi Kokuki KK. The Aichi M6A Seiran was exclusively operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelAichi Atsuta 32
Engine Power1050 kW1408 hp
max. Cruise Speed300 km/h162 kts
  186 mph
max. Speed (vne)430 km/h232 kts
  267 mph
Service Ceiling9.900 m32.480 ft
Range1.200 km648 NM
746 mi.
Empty Weight3.300 kg7.275 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight4.445 kg9.800 lbs
Wing Span12,26 m40 ft 3 in
Wing Area27,0 m291 ft
Length11,64 m38 ft 2 in
Height4,58 m15 ft 0 in
First Flight11/1943
Production Statusout of production
Total Production28
Data for (Version)Aichi M6A1 Seiran
VariantsM6A1-K Nanzan

[Photo-ID: 10203] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Aichi M6A1 Seiran, Imperial Japanese Navy, 1600228, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Aichi
M6A1 Seiran
Imperial Japanese Navy
Reg.: 1600228
 
last M6A built (c/n 28) and last remaining
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 10204] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Aichi M6A1 Seiran, Imperial Japanese Navy, 1600228, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Aichi
M6A1 Seiran
Imperial Japanese Navy
Reg.: 1600228
 
last M6A built (c/n 28) and last remaining
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 10205] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Aichi M6A1 Seiran, Imperial Japanese Navy, 1600228, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Aichi
M6A1 Seiran
Imperial Japanese Navy
Reg.: 1600228
 
last M6A built (c/n 28) and last remaining
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]