Nakajima A4N1

The Nakajima A4N was a carrier-based fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Navy, and the last biplane designed by Nakajima. A prototype was completed in 1934, but due to engine trouble did not see service until 1936. The navy designation was Type 95 Carrier-based Fighter. A total of between 221 and 300 aircraft were built.

Nakajima A4N1
Class Aircraft
Type Fighter
Manufacturer Nakajima Aircraft Company
Origin Japan
Country Name Origin Year
Japan 1934
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Japan 1936 1940 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Nakajima Aircraft Company 221 View

General characteristics

  • Crew: One, pilot
  • Length: 6.64 m (21 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 10 m (32 ft 10 in)
  • Height: 3.07 m (10 ft 1 in)
  • Wing area: 22.9 m (246 ft)
  • Empty weight: 1,276 kg (2,807 lb)
  • Useful load: 1,760 kg (3,872 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 x Nakajima Hikari 1, 545 kW (730 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 352 km/h (220 mph)
  • Range: 850 km (460 miles)
  • Service ceiling 7740 m

Armament

  • 2 x fixed, forward-firing 7.7 mm machine guns

End notes