Ki-44-I Shōki

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General info

The Ki-44-I Shōki in the garage.

The Ki-44-I Shōki is a Rank II Japanese light fighter with a battle rating of 2.0 (AB/SB), and 2.3 (RB). It was introduced in Update 1.51 "Cold Steel".

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

General play style

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

Cons:

Specifications

Armaments

  • 2 x 12.7 mm Ho-103 machine gun, wing mounted (250 rpg = 500 total)
  • 2 x 7.7 mm Type 89 machine gun, nose mounted (500 rpg = 1,000 total)

Engine & mobility

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Engine

Name: Nakajima Ha-41 14-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 1027 hp (Stock), 1201 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 1106 hp (Stock), 1280 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 630 kg
Name: Nakajima Ha-41 14-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 1016 hp (Stock), 1105 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 1095 hp (Stock), 1185 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 630 kg
Name: Nakajima Ha-41 14-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 1016 hp (Stock), 1105 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 1095 hp (Stock), 1185 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 630 kg

Stats

Stock
  • Max speed: 536 km/h
    • at height: 6,000 m
  • Max altitude: 9,800 m
  • Turn Time: 17.6 s
  • Rate of Climb: 18.6 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 190 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 580 km/h
    • at height: 6,000 m
  • Max altitude: 9,800 m
  • Turn Time: 15.5 s
  • Rate of Climb: 28.6 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 190 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 523 km/h
    • at height: 6,000 m
  • Max altitude: 9,800 m
  • Turn Time: 17.8 s
  • Rate of Climb: 18.6 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 190 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 558 km/h
    • at height: 6,000 m
  • Max altitude: 9,800 m
  • Turn Time: 16.5 s
  • Rate of Climb: 21.6 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 190 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 523 km/h
    • at height: 6,000 m
  • Max altitude: 9,800 m
  • Turn Time: 17.8 s
  • Rate of Climb: 18.6 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 190 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 558 km/h
    • at height: 6,000 m
  • Max altitude: 9,800 m
  • Turn Time: 16.5 s
  • Rate of Climb: 21.6 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 190 m

Performance

Warning this is still in the test phase and is probably incorrect. Take information with a grain of salt (data taken from 1.55)



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Horsepower in 1000hp
Altitude in 1000m

Supercharger Stage #1: 100%

Supercharger Stage #1: WEP



Modules and improvements

History of creation and combat usage

Screenshots and fan art

Skins and camouflages for the ___ from live.warthunder.com.

Additional information (links)

References


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Icon-country-jap.png Ki-44-I
Nation Japan
Type Fighter
Fighting style Energy Fighting
Turn Fighting

   Metric✓       Imperial   

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Characteristics
Empty Weight ~2110 kg
Empty Weight + fuel ~2488 kg
Takeoff Weight ~3000 kg
Wing Area ~15 m²
# Flap Positions 3
Number of Engines 1
Air Breaks no
Arrestor Gear no
Statistics
Power per Engine 1105 hp
WEP Duration infinite
top speed ~530.00 kph at 6000 m
Climb Rate ~21.57 m/s
Turn Time ~14.80 s
Wing loading (Empty) ~141.00 kg/m²
Characteristics
Empty Weight ~4651 lb
Empty Weight + fuel ~5486 lb
Takeoff Weight ~6614 lb
Wing Area ~161 ft²
# Flap Positions 3
Number of Engines 1
Air Breaks no
Arrestor Gear no
Statistics
Power per Engine 1105 hp
WEP Duration infinite
Top speed ~329.33 mph at 19685 m
Climb Rate 70.76 ft/s
Turn Time 14.80 s
Wing loading (Empty) ~28.88 lb/ft²
Main Weapons
2 x Ho-103 250 RPG
2 x Type 89 500 RPG
Limits
Max Speed limit 850 kph
Gear lmit 300 kph
Combat Flaps 400 kph
Max static +G's ~25
Max static -G's ~16
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <400 kph
Rudder <400 kph
Elevators <450 kph
Radiator >240 kph
Limits
Max Speed limit 528 mph
Gear lmit 186 mph
Combat Flaps 249 mph
Max static +G's ~25
Max static -G's ~16
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <249 mph
Rudder <249 mph
Elevators <280 mph
Radiator >149 mph
Manual Control
Mixer is controllable
Pitch is controllable
no automatic pitch
Radiator (water) is controllable
Radiator (oil) is not controllable
Oil and water uses combined radiator control
Supercharger is not controllable
Turbocharger is not controllable
Compressor settings 1
Optimal Altitude
2690 m
8825 ft
100% Enginepower 1245 hp
WEP Enginepower 1376 hp
* Warning this is still in the test phase and can be incorrect. Take information with a grain of salt (data from 1.57 initial release)