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Yokosuka MXY5

National origin: Japan
Manufacturer: Yokosuka Naval Air Technical Arsenal
Number built: 12

The Yokosuka MXY-5 was a Japanese military glider produced for the Imperial Japanese Navy during the World War II. The glider consisted of fabric-wrapped plywood covering a tubular steel frame. The design also featured a retractable undercarriage as well as an emergency skid. The design was flight tested in 1942. Only 12 were produced and none were used operationally.


Data from Oblicza Historii

General characteristics

Crew: Two
Capacity: 11 troops or 1,000 kg (2,205 lb) cargo
Length: 13.10 m (43 ft 0 in)
Wingspan: 18.11 m (59 ft 5 in)
Height: 4.00 m (13 ft 1 in)
Empty weight: 1,600 kg (3,520 lb)
Gross weight: 2,694 kg (5,927 lb)

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