Kawasaki Ki-100

Interceptor

Kawasaki Ki-100-1b, ex Japan AF, Reg.: 24, c/n: 16336, Royal Air Force Museum Lo © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Kawasaki Ki-100 is a single-engine single-seat fighter aircraft for the interceptor role produced by the Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki Kokuki Kogyo K.K., operated by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Service.
The Ki-100 is a development of the Kawasaki Ki-61-II with a Mitsubishi Ha-112-II radial engine instead of the Kawasaki Ha-40 V-12 engine (license version of the German Daimler-Benz DB 601).
Crew1
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelMitsubishi Ha-112-II
Engine Power1119 kW1500 hp
Speed591 km/h319 kts
  367 mph
Service Ceiling10.668 m35.000 ft
Range2.000 km1.080 NM
1.243 mi.
Empty Weight2.700 kg5.952 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.670 kg8.091 lbs
Wing Span12,00 m39 ft 4 in
Wing Area20,0 m215 ft
Length8,80 m28 ft 10 in
Height3,75 m12 ft 4 in
First Flight01.02.1945
Production Statusout of production
Total Production374
Developed fromKawasaki Ki-61-II
Data for (Version)Kawasaki Ki-100-1a
VariantsKawasaki Ki-100-1a, Ki-100-1b

[Photo-ID: 1168] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Kawasaki Ki-100-1b, Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, 24, c/n 16336, Karsten Palt, 2008Kawasaki
Ki-100-1b
Imperial Japanese Army Air Service
Reg.: 24
c/n: 16336
 
Royal Air Force Museum [London-Hendon]
[Photo-ID: 1169] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Kawasaki Ki-100-1b, Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, 24, c/n 16336, Karsten Palt, 2008Kawasaki
Ki-100-1b
Imperial Japanese Army Air Service
Reg.: 24
c/n: 16336
 
Royal Air Force Museum [London-Hendon]
[Photo-ID: 6715] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Kawasaki Ki-100-1b, Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, 24, c/n 16336, Karsten Palt, 2013Kawasaki
Ki-100-1b
Imperial Japanese Army Air Service
Reg.: 24
c/n: 16336
 
formerly displayed at RAFM Hendon
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 6716] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Kawasaki Ki-100-1b, Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, 24, c/n 16336, Karsten Palt, 2013Kawasaki
Ki-100-1b
Imperial Japanese Army Air Service
Reg.: 24
c/n: 16336
 
formerly displayed at RAFM Hendon
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]