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Tachikawa T.S. 1
Role Light trainer
National origin Japan
Manufacturer Tachikawa Aircraft Company Ltd
Introduction 1937

The Tachikawa T.S 1 was a light trainer prototype built in Japan.[1]

Design and development[]

The low-cost all wood construction aircraft was unique in having a complex retractable landing gear.[2]

The aircraft was not put into production due to a limited market and high cost to manufacture.

Specifications (Tachikawa T.S. 1)[]

Data from EAA

General characteristics

  • Capacity: 1
  • Length: 5.94 m (19 ft 6 in)
  • Wingspan: 7.75 m (25 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
  • Wing area: 10.00 m2 (107.6 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 189 kg (416 lb)
  • Gross weight: 279 kg (616 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Scott Flying Squirrel two cylinder inverted piston, 21 kW (28 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 169 km/h; 91 kn (105 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 121 km/h; 65 kn (75 mph)
  • Stall speed: 63 km/h; 34 kn (39 mph)
  • Range: 488 km; 263 nmi (303 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 3,299 m (10,824 ft)

References[]

  1. Robert C. Mikesh, Shorzoe Abe. Japanese aircraft 1910-1941. 
  2. "Error: no |title= specified when using {{Cite web}}". June 1958. 

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