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The MITSUBISHI 1MT was a Japanese single-seat triplane torpedo bomber built by Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
for the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service
Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service
. Designed by the former Sopwith designer Herbert Smith it was intended for use aboard the Japanese aircraft carrier Hōshō .

The 1MT1N flew for the first time in August 1922 and it entered service as the NAVY TYPE 10 TORPEDO BOMBER OR CARRIER ATTACKER. 20 aircraft were built, but the aircraft was difficult to fly and unable to operate from an aircraft carrier when carrying a torpedo . The type was soon withdrawn and scrapped. A 1MT with torpedo fitted

OPERATORS

Japan
Japan

* Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service
Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service

SPECIFICATIONS (1MT1N)

Data from Japanese Aircraft 1910-1941

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

* CREW: 1 * LENGTH: 9.78 m (32 ft 1 in) * WINGSPAN: 13.26 m (43 ft 6 in) * HEIGHT: 4.46 m (14 ft 7½ in) * WING AREA: 43 m2 (463 ft2) * EMPTY WEIGHT: 1,370 kg (3,020 lb) * GROSS WEIGHT: 2,500 kg (5,511 lb) * POWERPLANT: 1 × Napier Lion
Napier Lion
, 336 kW (450 hp)

PERFORMANCE

* MAXIMUM SPEED: 209 km/h (130 mph) * SERVICE CEILING: 6,000 m (19,680 ft)

ARMAMENT

* 1 × 457 mm (18 in), 800 kg (1,764 lb) torpedo

SEE ALSO

Related lists

* List of military aircraft of Japan
Japan

REFERENCES

Wikimedia Commons has media related to MITSUBISHI 1MT .

* ^ A B Orbis 1985, page 2514 * ^ Mikesh and Abe 1990, p.163.

* Mikesh, Robert C; Abe, Shorzoe (1990). Japanese Aircraft 1910-1941. London: Putnam Aeronautical Books. ISBN 0-85177-840-2 . * Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. * The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing. 1985.

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Aircraft produced by Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Aircraft Company , Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Heavy Industries , and Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Aircraft Corporation

COMPANY DESIGNATIONS

* 1MF * 1MF9 * 1MF10 * 1MT * 2MB1 * 2MB2 * 2MR * 2MR8 * 2MT * 3MT5 * 3MT10 * Ka-8 * Ka-12 * 4MS1 * MC-1 * MC-20 * MH2000 * MU-2 * MU-300 * MRJ * RP-1

IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY SHORT DESIGNATIONS

* Ki-1 * Ki-2 * Ki-7 * Ki-15 * Ki-20 * Ki-21 * Ki-30 * Ki-46 * Ki-51 * Ki-57 * Ki-67 * Ki-83 * Ki-109 * Ki-202