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Tachikawa Ki-94-Ⅰ

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Stumbled across this website, with some interesting Ki-94-I stuff. Check out the PDF of the mockup review... some good photos.
http://www.geocities.jp/pinealguy/tatsuo/tatsuo.htm

Bigger version (lots bigger... this'n is scaled to 10%) of this drawing is there:
 

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Here's a link to tribute site for Tatsuo Hasegawa. Has some interesting links to original design documents for the Ki-94 series (some additional images of the Ki-94-I prototype)

http://www.geocities.jp/pinealguy/tatsuo/tatsuo.htm








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Prior to Tachikawa Ki-94-Ⅱ, Ki-94-Ⅰ was studied. The mock up completed in 1943.
BTW the IJA rejected this design in February 1944, because the after propeller was dangerous when pilot escape the aircraft.

Wing span : 15.0m, Length : 13.05m, Gross weight ; 8,800~9,400kg, Engine : HA-211 LU×2(take off power 2,200hp each), Maximum speed : 780km/h/10,000m, Service ceiling : 14,000m, Armament : 37mm cannon×2, 30mm cannon×2, 50kg bomb×2

There is a opinion that those engines had turbo chargers, but I can't confirm it in 3-side view. :-\
 

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blackkite said:
BTW the IJA rejected this design because the after propeller was dangerous when pilot escape the aircraft.
The just need invent the ejection seat ;)

Thanks blackkite for the pictures, it's one of my favorite Japanese secret projects.
 

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Japanese text says that this fighter had a pressurized cabin and it's shape is (P-38+Do335)/2. ;D
 

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I've split the posts about the RC models, as we were talking about quite RC specific themes there.
They can be found now here http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,20835.0.html
and I think, we should divide more clearly in the future between the real and model aircraft.
Makes it easier for the modl fans, too ! ;)
 

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Hi! Mockup pictures.
http://www.geocities.jp/pinealguy/tatsuo/ki94-1-mockup-color.pdf
 

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Hi!
This model is a surprising one. Perhaps oil coolers are located under the wing.
You can see two turbo chargers.
There are two air intakes front left side of the fuselage and under the fuselage. Are they intrecooler air intakes or ram air intakes?
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Also Ki-94Ⅰ has the mystery until the official drawing is discovered which includes the location for turbocharger, oil cooler air intake and intercooler air intake.
Anyway thanks a lot for great speculative drawing of Ki-94Ⅰwith Vulkan coupling drive supercharger.
 
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