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The '''{{Specs|name}}''' is a rank {{Specs|rank}} Japanese fighter {{Battle-rating}}. This aircraft was introduced in [[Update 1.59 "Flaming Arrows"|Update 1.59 "Flaming Arrows"]].
 
The '''{{Specs|name}}''' is a rank {{Specs|rank}} Japanese fighter {{Battle-rating}}. This aircraft was introduced in [[Update 1.59 "Flaming Arrows"|Update 1.59 "Flaming Arrows"]].
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== General info ==
 
== General info ==
 
=== Flight Performance ===
 
=== Flight Performance ===
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! colspan="2" | Flight performance
 
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! colspan="1" | Survivability
 
! colspan="1" | Survivability
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| Radiator
 
| Radiator
 
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|Offensive 12.7mm MG’s
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| Offensive 12 mm
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| 7 in (mod20)
 
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| II
 
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| Compressor
 
| Compressor
 
| Airframe
 
| Airframe
|New 12.7mm MG’s
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| Offensive 20 mm
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| 10 in (mod24)
 
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| Engine
 
| Engine
 
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|Offensive 20mm cannons
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| New 12 mm MGs
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| 12 in (mod30)
 
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| Engine Injection
 
| Engine Injection
 
| Cover
 
| Cover
|New 20mm cannons
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| New 20 mm cannons
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=== Pros and cons ===
 
=== Pros and cons ===
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'''Pros:'''
 
'''Pros:'''
  
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* Good turn
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* Good maneuvering energy retention
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* Lower wing loading than its Allied opponents, allowing smart use of vertical maneuvers at medium altitude
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* Easy to learn MEC with
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* Can reach >500km/h IAS at sea level and with good use of MEC
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* Near-infinite WEP with MEC
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* Quite average in all aspects as a fighter
  
 
'''Cons:'''
 
'''Cons:'''
  
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* Doesn’t climb very fast
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* Overheats quickly without MEC
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* Ailerons compress seriously above 550km/h
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* Faces many superior planes in an uptier - weaknesses of the enemies must be exploited to defeat them
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==

Latest revision as of 07:09, 11 November 2019

Ki-61-II
ki_61_2_early.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
4.7/4.7/4.7BR
FighterClass
1 personCrew
3.8 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
Kawasaki Ha-140Engine
InlineType
waterCooling system
Speed of destruction
850 km/hStructural
330 km/hGear
Offensive armament
2 x 20 mm Ho-5 cannonWeapon 1
500 roundsAmmunition
800 shots/minFire rate
2 x 12.7 mm Ho-103 machine gunWeapon 2
500 roundsAmmunition
900 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
2 x 50 kg Army Type 94 GPHE bombSetup 1
2 x 100 kg Army Type 94 GPHE bombSetup 2
2 x 250 kg Army Type 92 GPHE bombSetup 3
Economy
46 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
150 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png7 550 / 9 603/7 130 / 9 069/2 150 / 2 734Repair
43 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
150 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
820 Ge icon.pngAces
× (160) % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
× 3.9 Sl icon.png× 3.5 Sl icon.png× 1.1 Sl icon.png
This page is about the Japanese fighter Ki-61-II. For other uses, see Ki-61 (Family).

Description

The Ki-61-II in the garage


The Ki-61-II is a rank III Japanese fighter with a battle rating of 4.7 (AB/RB/SB). This aircraft was introduced in Update 1.59 "Flaming Arrows".

General info

Flight Performance

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
603 587 21.0 21.7 9.9 9.9 550
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
644 628 19.5 19.8 11.1 11.1 550

Details

Features
Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X X X X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
850 330  ??? ~?? ~?
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

The Ki-61-II is armed with:

  • 2 x 20 mm Ho-5 autocannons (250 rpg = 500 total)
  • 2 x 12.7 mm Ho103 machine guns (250 rpg = 500 total)

Suspended armament

The Ki-61-II can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • Without load
  • 2 x 50 kg Type 94 GPHE (100 kg = total)
  • 2 x 100 kg Type 94 GPHE (200 kg = total)
  • 2 x 250 kg Type 92 GPHE (500 kg = total)

Usage in the battles

Manual Engine Control

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

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator Offensive 12 mm 7 in (mod20)
II Compressor Airframe Offensive 20 mm 10 in (mod24)
III Wings Repair Engine New 12 mm MGs 12 in (mod30)
IV Engine Injection Cover New 20 mm cannons

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Good turn
  • Good maneuvering energy retention
  • Lower wing loading than its Allied opponents, allowing smart use of vertical maneuvers at medium altitude
  • Easy to learn MEC with
  • Can reach >500km/h IAS at sea level and with good use of MEC
  • Near-infinite WEP with MEC
  • Quite average in all aspects as a fighter

Cons:

  • Doesn’t climb very fast
  • Overheats quickly without MEC
  • Ailerons compress seriously above 550km/h
  • Faces many superior planes in an uptier - weaknesses of the enemies must be exploited to defeat them

History

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Media

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Read also

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Japan fighters
A5M  A5M4 · Hagiri's A5M4
A6M  A6M2 mod. 11 · A6M2 Reisen · A6M3 Reisen · A6M3 Reisen mod. 22 · A6M3 Reisen mod. 22Ko · A6M5 Reisen · A6M5 Ko Reisen · A6M5 otsu
A7M  A7M1 Reppu (NK9H) · A7M2 Reppu
J2M  J2M2 Raiden · J2M3 Raiden · J2M4 Kai Raiden · J2M5 Raiden · J2M5 (30 mm)
N1K  N1K1-Ja · N1K2-J Shiden-Kai · N1K2-Ja Shiden-Kai
J7W  J7W1 Shinden
Hydroplanes  F1M2 · A6M2-N · N1K1 Kyofu
Ki-10  Ki-10-I · Ki-10-I C · Ki-10-II · Ki-10-II C
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
Ki-61  Ki-61-I ko Hien · Ki-61-I otsu Hien · Ki-61-I hei Hien · Ki-61-I tei Hien · Ki-61-II
Ki-84  Ki-84 ko Hayate · Ki-84 otsu Hayate · Ki-84 hei Hayate
Ki-87  Ki-87
Ki-94  Ki-94-II
Ki-100  Ki-100 · Ki-100-II
Other countries  A7He1 · ▅F4U-1A Corsair · ▅Bf 109 E-7 · ▅Fw 190 A-5