Yokosuka E5Y Airplane Videos and Aircraft Pictures

Yokosuka E5Y Video - None - More airplanes

Yokosuka E5Y Warbird Information

Yokosuka E5Y

National origin: Japan
Manufacturer: Yokosuka Naval Air Technical Arsenal
Introduction: 1930
Number built: 20

The Yokosuka E5Y Type 90-3 was a single-engine Japanese seaplane used for reconnaissance.


The Yokosuka Type 80 Model A seaplane was the first in a series of seaplanes developed at the Yokosuka Naval Arsenal in Kanagawa Prefecture. The E5Y was a second-generation seaplane with a 540 hp engine based on an updated Yokosuka E1Y. The biplane featured two externally mounted floats. The Japanese Navy designated it as the Yokosuka Type 14-2 Kai-1 Reconnaissance Seaplane. By 1932, the Aichi AB-6 was under development to replace the seaplane.

Operational history

On 25 May 1932 the IJN Seaplane Tender-Oiler NOTORO Re-equipped with Type 90 No. 3 Kawanishi E5K/E5Y three-seat reconnaissance floatplanes. The Japanese seaplane tender Kamoi carried a complement of 12 E5Y aircraft.


Data from navypedia.org

General characteristics

Crew: 2
Length: 10.97 m (36 ft 0 in)
Wingspan: 14.5 m (47 ft 7 in)
Height: 4.64 m (15 ft 3 in)
Max takeoff weight: 2,900 kg (6,393 lb)


Maximum speed: 183 km/h (114 mph; 99 kn)
Cruising speed: 140 km/h (87 mph; 76 kn)
Service ceiling: 6,000 m (19,685 ft)


Yokosuka E5Y Pictures

More airplane video.

Source: WikiPedia

eXTReMe Tracker