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The Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
1MT was a Japanese single-seat triplane torpedo bomber built by Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
for the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service. Designed by the former Sopwith designer Herbert Smith it was intended for use aboard the Japanese aircraft carrier Hōshō.[1] The 1MT1N flew for the first time in August 1922 and it entered service as the Navy Type 10 Torpedo
Torpedo
Bomber or Carrier Attacker[clarification needed]. 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 The type was soon withdrawn and scrapped.[1]

A 1MT with torpedo fitted

Operators[edit]

 Japan

Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service

Specifications (1MT1N)[edit] Data from Japanese Aircraft 1910-1941 [2] 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, 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[edit]

Related lists

List of military aircraft of Japan

References[edit]

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^ 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

Imperial Japanese Navy short designations

Carrier fighters

A5M A6M A7M

Carrier Torpedo
Torpedo
Bombers

B1M B2M B4M B5M

Reconnaissance aircraft

C1M C5M

Carrier dive bombers

D3M

Observation seaplanes

F1M

Land-based Attack Bombers

G1M G3M G4M G6M G7M

Interceptors

J2M J4M J8M

Transports

L4M

Trainers

K3M K6M K7M

Patrol Aircraft

Q2M

World War II Allied reporting names

Ann Babs Betty Claude Dinah Eva Eve Gwen Hap Hamp Jack Jane Kate 61 Loise Louise Luke Mabel Nell Pete Pine Sally Sam Sandy Sonia Steve Tina Topsy Zeke

Japanese Self-Defense Force designations

F-1 F-2 F-15J S

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