Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa

Fighter

Nakajima Ki-43-IIb Hayabusa Imperial Japanese Army Air Service 13 6430 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa is a single-engine single-seat fighter aircraft produced by the Japanese manufacturer Nakajima Hikoki Kabushiki Kaisha, operated by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Service.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelNakajima Ha-115
Engine Power843 kW1130 hp
Speed515 km/h278 kts
  320 mph
Service Ceiling11.200 m36.745 ft
Range1.700 km918 NM
1.056 mi.
Empty Weight1.910 kg4.211 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.590 kg5.710 lbs
Wing Span10,84 m35 ft 7 in
Wing Area21,4 m230 ft
Length8,92 m29 ft 3 in
Height3,27 m10 ft 9 in
First Flight01/1939
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1941-1945
Total Production5919
Data for (Version)Nakajima Ki-43-IIb Hayabusa
VariantsKi-43-Ia, Ki-43-Ib, Ki-43-Ic, Ki-43-II, Ki-43-IIa, Ki-43-IIb, Ki-43-II-KAI, Ki-43-IIIa, Ki-43-IIIb

[Photo-ID: 12454] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Nakajima Ki-43-IIIa Hayabusa, , , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Nakajima
Ki-43-IIIa Hayabusa
 
replica, using parts from 4 Ki-43
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 12455] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Nakajima Ki-43-IIIa Hayabusa, , , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Nakajima
Ki-43-IIIa Hayabusa
 
replica, using parts from 4 Ki-43
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 11141] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Nakajima Ki-43-IIb Hayabusa, Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, 13, c/n 6430, Karsten Palt, 2015Nakajima
Ki-43-IIb Hayabusa
Imperial Japanese Army Air Service
Reg.: 13
c/n: 6430
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11142] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Nakajima Ki-43-IIb Hayabusa, Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, 13, c/n 6430, Karsten Palt, 2015Nakajima
Ki-43-IIb Hayabusa
Imperial Japanese Army Air Service
Reg.: 13
c/n: 6430
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 12375] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Nakajima Ki-43-Ib Hayabusa, Flying Heritage Collection, N750N, c/n 750, Karsten Palt, 2016Nakajima
Ki-43-Ib Hayabusa
Flying Heritage Collection
Reg.: N750N
c/n: 750
 
Flying Heritage Collection [Everett, WA]
[Photo-ID: 12376] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Nakajima Ki-43-Ib Hayabusa, Flying Heritage Collection, N750N, c/n 750, Karsten Palt, 2016Nakajima
Ki-43-Ib Hayabusa
Flying Heritage Collection
Reg.: N750N
c/n: 750
 
Flying Heritage Collection [Everett, WA]
[Photo-ID: 12377] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Nakajima Ki-43-Ib Hayabusa, Flying Heritage Collection, N750N, c/n 750, Karsten Palt, 2016Nakajima
Ki-43-Ib Hayabusa
Flying Heritage Collection
Reg.: N750N
c/n: 750
 
Flying Heritage Collection [Everett, WA]