Kawasaki Ki-10 "Perry"

Type 95

Aircraft flown by Sgt. Rinpei Tanaka and Ltn. Kawahara

(Drawing by Jim Perry)

Purpose: One of the last and greatest bi-planes produced by the Japanese. It marked the final biplane fighter that would be produced in quantity.

Engine: Kawasaki Ha-9-IIa twelve-cylinder vee liquid-cooled engine (Ki-10-I KAI & Ki-10-II prototypes). Kawasaki Ha-9-IIb twelve-cylinder vee liquid-cooled engine with a three blades metal prop.

Armament: Two 7.7mm Type 89 machine-guns mounted in the engine cowling.

Production

Qty Model Production Dates
4 Ki-10 Prototypes Spring of 1935
300 Ki-10-I Production Aircraft Dec '35 - Oct '37
1 Ki-10-II Prototype May '36
280 Ki-10-II Production Aircraft June '37 - Dec '38
1 Ki-10-I KAI Prototype Oct 1936
2 Ki-10-II KAI Prototypes Nov 1937

 

List of available Kawasaki Ki-10 kits

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