Yokosuka D4Y Suisei

Carrier-based Dive Bomber

Yokosuka D4Y3 Imperial Japanese Navy 7483 Planes of Fame Museum Chino, CA © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Yokosuka D4Y Suisei is a single-engine two-seat carrier-based dive bomber aircraft developed by the Naval Air Technical Arsenal in Yokosuka/Japan, produced by Aichi Kokuki KK. The Yokosuka D4Y was exclusively operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelAichi Atsuta 32
Engine Power1030 kW1381 hp
max. Cruise Speed426 km/h230 kts
  265 mph
Speed580 km/h313 kts
  360 mph
Service Ceiling10.700 m35.105 ft
Range1.463 km790 NM
909 mi.
Empty Weight2.635 kg5.809 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight4.623 kg10.192 lbs
Wing Span11,50 m37 ft 9 in
Wing Area23,6 m254 ft
Length10,22 m33 ft 6 in
Height3,74 m12 ft 3 in
First Flight12/1940
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1942-1945
Total Production2038
Data for (Version)Yokosuka D4Y2

[Photo-ID: 6057] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Yokosuka D4Y3 Suisei, Imperial Japanese Navy, 7483, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Yokosuka
D4Y3 Suisei
Imperial Japanese Navy
Reg.: 7483
 
one of two remaining D4Y worldwide,
Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6056] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Yokosuka D4Y3 Suisei, Imperial Japanese Navy, 7483, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Yokosuka
D4Y3 Suisei
Imperial Japanese Navy
Reg.: 7483
 
one of two remaining D4Y worldwide,
Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum [Chino, CA]