Tachikawa Ki-55

Trainer

Tachikawa Ki-55 Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) F6 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Tachikawa Ki-55 is a single-engine two-seat trainer aircraft produced by the Japanese manufacturer Tachikawa Aircraft Company. The Ki-55 was operated by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force and the Royal Thai Air Force.
The Ki-55 is a trainer aircraft variant of the Tachikawa Ki-36.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelHitachi Ha-13a
Engine Power375 kW503 hp
Speed348 km/h188 kts
  216 mph
Service Ceiling8.150 m26.739 ft
Range1.059 km572 NM
658 mi.
Empty Weight1.292 kg2.848 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.721 kg3.794 lbs
Wing Span11,80 m38 ft 9 in
Wing Area20,0 m215 ft
Length8,00 m26 ft 3 in
Height3,64 m11 ft 11 in
First Flight1939
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1939-1943
Total Production1389
Developed fromTachikawa Ki-36
Data for (Version)Tachikawa Ki-55

[Photo-ID: 6448] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
Tachikawa Ki-55, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), F6, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Tachikawa
Ki-55
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: F6
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]
[Photo-ID: 6449] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
Tachikawa Ki-55, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), F6, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Tachikawa
Ki-55
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: F6
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]
[Photo-ID: 6450] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
Tachikawa Ki-55, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), F6, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Tachikawa
Ki-55
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: F6
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]