Ki-43-I

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Ki-43-I Hayabusa
ki_43_1.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
2.0/1.7/1.7BR
1 personCrew
1.7 tEmpty weight
2.2 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
9 000 mCeiling
sec14.7/14.7/14.0Turn Time
119 km/hStalling speed
Nakajima Ha-45 type 99Engine
RadialType
airCooling system
Speed of destruction
630 km/hStructural
300 km/hGear
Offensive armament
2 х 7.7 mm Type 89 machine gunWeapon 1
1 000 roundsAmmunition
900 shots/minFire rate
Economy
5 900 Rp icon.pngResearch
6 300 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png1 504 / 2 523/1 449 / 2 431/350 / 587Repair
1 800 Sl icon.pngCrew training
6 300 Sl icon.pngExperts
80 Ge icon.pngAces
x 1.06 Rp icon.pngReward for battle
Msg-info.png This page is about the aircraft Ki-43-I. For other uses, see Ki-43 (Disambiguation)

Description

The Ki-43-I in the garage


The Ki-43-I Hayabusa is a Rank II Japanese fighter with a battle rating of 1.7 (AB/RB) and 2.0 (SB). This aircraft was introduced in Update 1.43.

General info

Flight Performance

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at 4,000 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
472 461 9 000 14.3 15.0 11.8 11.8 120
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at 4,000 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
517 495 9 000 13.8 14.0 23.3 15.3 120

Details

Features
Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
630 300  ??? ~?? ~?
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< ??? < ??? < ??? > ???
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
 ?,??? m  ??? hp  ?,??? hp

Survivability and armour

  • No armour plating
  • No armour glazing
  • Critical components located at the front of aircraft (fuel, pilot, engine, controls)
  • More fuel tanks located in wings near the fuselage

Armaments

Offensive armament

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Usage in the battles

Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Controllable Not controllable Not controllable Not controllable Separate Not ontrollable Not controllable

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator Offensive 7.7mm
II Compressor Airframe New 7.7 mm MGs Otsu mod
III Wings Repair Engine Offensive 12.7 mm
IV Engine Injection Cover New 12.7 mm MGs Hei mod

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Turns quickly
  • Decent Speed
  • Good climb rate
  • Great roll rate
  • Reasonably powerful armament

Cons:

  • Doesn't turn as fast as the biplanes it typically faces
  • Stealth belts are the only viable belt to use for both Ho-103 & Type 89
  • Fragile frame
  • Lacks self-sealing fuel tanks
  • Zero armor

History

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Media

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Read also

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Sources

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Ki-27  Ki-27 otsu
Ki-43  Ki-43-I Hayabusa · Ki-43-II Hayabusa · Ki-43-III otsu Hayabusa
Ki-44  Ki-44-I Shoki · Ki-44-II otsu Shoki · Ki-44-II hei Shoki
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Ki-84  Ki-84 ko Hayate · Ki-84 otsu Hayate · Ki-84 hei Hayate
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Ki-94  Ki-94-II
Ki-100  Ki-100 · Ki-100-II
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