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[[File:Ki67-in-flight.png|thumb|Ki-67 in flight]]
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The '''{{Specs|name}}''' is a rank {{Specs|rank}} Japanese bomber {{Battle-rating}}. It was introduced in [[Update 1.67 "Assault"]]. The Ki-67 otsu excels in many roles in which other Japanese bombers fail to live up to. This is one of the most formidable medium bombers out there, as it is fast, has great defensive capabilities, can mount a wide array of bombs and torpedoes, and has really good survivability. The Ki-67 otsu has a wide variety of roles, but its main role is actually a frontline bomber, as it can destroy Pillboxes and other high value ground units. Its payload isn't designed to target bases, so it is advisable to target individual ground targets. The Ki-67 otsu differs from the previous model, the Ki-67 Ko, in rear of the aircraft. The Ki-67 otsu has a double tail gun configuration, giving it more defensive capabilities.
 
The '''{{Specs|name}}''' is a rank {{Specs|rank}} Japanese bomber {{Battle-rating}}. It was introduced in [[Update 1.67 "Assault"]]. The Ki-67 otsu excels in many roles in which other Japanese bombers fail to live up to. This is one of the most formidable medium bombers out there, as it is fast, has great defensive capabilities, can mount a wide array of bombs and torpedoes, and has really good survivability. The Ki-67 otsu has a wide variety of roles, but its main role is actually a frontline bomber, as it can destroy Pillboxes and other high value ground units. Its payload isn't designed to target bases, so it is advisable to target individual ground targets. The Ki-67 otsu differs from the previous model, the Ki-67 Ko, in rear of the aircraft. The Ki-67 otsu has a double tail gun configuration, giving it more defensive capabilities.
 
[[File:Ki67-in-flight.png|thumb|Ki-67 in flight]]
 
[[File:Ki67-bombing.png|thumb|Ki-67 dropping bombs]]
 
  
 
== General info ==
 
== General info ==
 
=== Flight performance ===
 
=== Flight performance ===
 
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The flight performance of this plane is extremely smooth. The Ki-67 can turn really well for a bomber. It has a high rip speed of around 650kph. It has excellent acceleration and speed as well, so it can outrun some pursuing fighters. The Ki-67 otsu performs identically to the Ki-67 Ko. It is also important to note that this aircraft is equipped with radial engines, which won't overheat under the WEP setting.  
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[[File:Ki67-bombing.png|thumb|Ki-67 dropping bombs]]
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The flight performance of this plane is extremely smooth. The Ki-67 can turn really well for a bomber. It has a high rip speed of around 650kph. It has excellent acceleration and speed as well, so it can outrun some pursuing fighters. The Ki-67 otsu performs identically to the Ki-67 Ko. It is also important to note that this aircraft is equipped with radial engines, which won't overheat under the WEP setting.
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=== Survivability and armour ===
 
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== Usage in battles ==
 
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[[File:Ki67-bomb-bay.png|thumb|The Ki-67's bomb bay]]
 
[[File:Ki67-bomb-bay.png|thumb|The Ki-67's bomb bay]]
 
The Ki-67 can be used in air arcade battles to an excellent extent. In Arcade Battles, it can use its bombs to effectively destroy many ground units, playing an important role in ticket count. To start, take the eight one-hundred kilogram bombs and dive to the deck. Stay away from the main group of fighters, as it is advisable to stay on the outside of the map to avoid fighter confrontation. Next, bomb any ground targets you see. Tanks and Pillboxes are killable only with direct hits, so use the maneuverability of this bomber to drop your bombs with precision. Do not drop bombs on bases, as your payload is not as big as that of Heavy bombers.
 
The Ki-67 can be used in air arcade battles to an excellent extent. In Arcade Battles, it can use its bombs to effectively destroy many ground units, playing an important role in ticket count. To start, take the eight one-hundred kilogram bombs and dive to the deck. Stay away from the main group of fighters, as it is advisable to stay on the outside of the map to avoid fighter confrontation. Next, bomb any ground targets you see. Tanks and Pillboxes are killable only with direct hits, so use the maneuverability of this bomber to drop your bombs with precision. Do not drop bombs on bases, as your payload is not as big as that of Heavy bombers.
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[[File:Ki67-dorsal-turret.png|thumb|Ki-67's top gunner]]
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In Air RB, the Ki-67 otsu does well in the ground attack role, but due to limited bombs, you'll need to make frequent trips back to the base. The strategy here is to target Pillboxes and medium tanks with the 250 kilogram bombs. Remember to set a three to two second fuse on those bombs!! To start, you'll need to head in for an attack run as fast as possible. Dive towards the ground targets and line up with the Pillboxes. After dropping your four bombs, immediately return to the base, as enemy fighters will be closing in on you. Staying low is critical, as other fighters that dive in on you can be dragged lower to allow for allied interception. However, on certain Pacif Maps, you'll need to take torpedoes. To effectively destroy the ships, you'll need to chose a target. At the start of the battle, note if your allies have equipped torpedoes. If no allies are present, head for the destroyers. They take one torpedo to kill. If multiple allies with torpedoes are present, communicate with your team to target the carriers. They are the most rewarding target to kill.
  
In Air RB, the Ki-67 otsu does well in the ground attack role, but due to limited bombs, you'll need to make frequent trips back to the base. The strategy here is to target Pillboxes and medium tanks with the 250 kilogram bombs. Remember to set a three to two second fuse on those bombs!! To start, you'll need to head in for an attack run as fast as possible. Dive towards the ground targets and line up with the Pillboxes. After dropping your four bombs, immediately return to the base, as enemy fighters will be closing in on you. Staying low is critical, as other fighters that dive in on you can be dragged lower to allow for allied interception. However, on certain Pacif Maps, you'll need to take torpedoes. To effectively destroy the ships, you'll need to chose a target. At the start of the battle, note if your allies have equipped torpedoes. If no allies are present, head for the destroyers. They take one torpedo to kill. If multiple allies with torpedoes are present, communicate with your team to target the carriers. They are the most rewarding target to kill.
 
[[File:Ki67-dorsal-turret.png|thumb|Ki-67's top gunner]]
 
 
'''Enemies worth noting:'''
 
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[[File:Ki67-flyby.png|thumb|Ki-67 underside]]
 
  
 
=== Pros and cons ===
 
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[[File:Ki67-top-gun.png|thumb|Ki-67 top rotary turret fires]]
 
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== History ==
 
 
The Ki-67 was used for level bombing and torpedo bombing (it could carry one torpedo attached under the fuselage). The Ki-67 was initially used by the Japanese Army and Navy Air Services against the US 3rd Fleet during its strikes against Formosa and the Ryukyu Islands. It was later used at Okinawa, in Mainland China, French Indochina, Karafuto and against B-29 airfields in Saipan and Tinian. One special ground-strike version used in the Giretsu missions was a Ki-67 I with three remote-control 20 mm cannons angled at 30° for firing toward the ground, a 20 mm cannon in the tail, 13.2 mm (.51 in) Type 3 machine guns in the lateral and upper positions, and more fuel capacity. Even with more fuel, the Giretsu missions were one-way only because of the long range. In the last stages of World War II, special attack versions of the Ki-67 (the I KAI and Sakura-dan models) were used in kamikaze missions. (References include information from Lt. Sgt. Seiji Moriyama, a crew member in Fugaku Special Attack Unit, who witnessed Ki-67's being converted into To-Gō suicide planes with two 800 kg/1,760 lb bombs during Okinawa operations.)
 
The Ki-67 was used for level bombing and torpedo bombing (it could carry one torpedo attached under the fuselage). The Ki-67 was initially used by the Japanese Army and Navy Air Services against the US 3rd Fleet during its strikes against Formosa and the Ryukyu Islands. It was later used at Okinawa, in Mainland China, French Indochina, Karafuto and against B-29 airfields in Saipan and Tinian. One special ground-strike version used in the Giretsu missions was a Ki-67 I with three remote-control 20 mm cannons angled at 30° for firing toward the ground, a 20 mm cannon in the tail, 13.2 mm (.51 in) Type 3 machine guns in the lateral and upper positions, and more fuel capacity. Even with more fuel, the Giretsu missions were one-way only because of the long range. In the last stages of World War II, special attack versions of the Ki-67 (the I KAI and Sakura-dan models) were used in kamikaze missions. (References include information from Lt. Sgt. Seiji Moriyama, a crew member in Fugaku Special Attack Unit, who witnessed Ki-67's being converted into To-Gō suicide planes with two 800 kg/1,760 lb bombs during Okinawa operations.)
  
 
By the end of World War II, 767 Ki-67s had been produced. Other sources relate that 698 Ki-67's were manufactured, excluded the KAI and Sakura-dan conversions.
 
By the end of World War II, 767 Ki-67s had been produced. Other sources relate that 698 Ki-67's were manufactured, excluded the KAI and Sakura-dan conversions.
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIqtu3uKws4 Ki-67: European Canadian]
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{{Youtube-gallery|TIqtu3uKws4|'''Update 1.67 - Ki-67-I Ko and Ki-67-I Otsu''' - ''TheEuropeanCanadian''}}
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
Ki-67 family
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* [[Ki-109]] Ground Attacker
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* [[Ki-109]] - Ground attacker
* [[Ki-67-I Ko|Ki-67 Ko]]
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:18, 28 March 2021

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This page is about the Japanese bomber Ki-67-I otsu. For the other version, see Ki-67-I Ko.
Ki-67-I otsu
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Description

Ki-67 in flight

The Ki-67-I otsu is a rank III Japanese bomber with a battle rating of 5.0 (AB/SB) and 4.3 (RB). It was introduced in Update 1.67 "Assault". The Ki-67 otsu excels in many roles in which other Japanese bombers fail to live up to. This is one of the most formidable medium bombers out there, as it is fast, has great defensive capabilities, can mount a wide array of bombs and torpedoes, and has really good survivability. The Ki-67 otsu has a wide variety of roles, but its main role is actually a frontline bomber, as it can destroy Pillboxes and other high value ground units. Its payload isn't designed to target bases, so it is advisable to target individual ground targets. The Ki-67 otsu differs from the previous model, the Ki-67 Ko, in rear of the aircraft. The Ki-67 otsu has a double tail gun configuration, giving it more defensive capabilities.

General info

Flight performance

Max speed
at 5 150 m502 km/h
Turn time30 s
Max altitude9 300 m
Engine2 х Mitsubishi Ha-104
TypeRadial
Cooling systemAir
Take-off weight14 t
Ki-67 dropping bombs

The flight performance of this plane is extremely smooth. The Ki-67 can turn really well for a bomber. It has a high rip speed of around 650kph. It has excellent acceleration and speed as well, so it can outrun some pursuing fighters. The Ki-67 otsu performs identically to the Ki-67 Ko. It is also important to note that this aircraft is equipped with radial engines, which won't overheat under the WEP setting.

Characteristics Max Speed
(km/h at 5,150 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
Stock 483 466 9300 31.0 31.8 10.0 10.0 650
Upgraded 528 502 29.0 30.0 16.0 12.5

Details

Ki-67s in formation
Features
Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X
Limits
Wings (km/h) Gear (km/h) Flaps (km/h) Max Static G
Combat Take-off Landing + -
650 300 427 398 250 ~5 ~1
Optimal velocities (km/h)
Ailerons Rudder Elevators Radiator
< 360 < 360 < 360 > 313
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
2,200 m 1,810 hp 1,973 hp
Setting 2
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
5,800 m 1,610 hp 1,755 hp

Survivability and armour

Crew8 people
Speed of destruction
Structural650 km/h
Gear300 km/h
  • 70 mm Bulletproof glass - Armoured windscreen
  • 12.7 mm steel plate in the nose - protecting pilots
  • 15.8 mm steel plate pilot seat
  • 15.8 mm steel plate in mid fuselage - protecting dorsal gunner
  • 7.9 mm steel plate in tail (belly only)
  • Self sealing fuel tanks (in wings and mid fuselage)

The Ki-67 is one of the most sturdy Japanese aircraft in War Thunder. It has self sealing fuel tanks. It can take lots of punishment from .50 caliber rounds. However, when facing aircraft with cannons, it will quickly fall prey to HE rounds unless you take immediate evasive action.

Modifications and economy

Repair costBasic → Reference
AB1 800 → 2 291 Sl icon.png
RB4 700 → 5 983 Sl icon.png
SB10 400 → 13 239 Sl icon.png
Total cost of modifications34 400 Rp icon.png
64 000 Sl icon.png
Talisman cost1 300 Ge icon.png
Crew training43 000 Sl icon.png
Experts150 000 Sl icon.png
Aces700 Ge icon.png
Research Aces390 000 Rp icon.png
Reward for battleAB / RB / SB
100 / 270 / 360 % Sl icon.png
154 / 154 / 154 % Rp icon.png
Modifications
Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
Mods aerodinamic fuse.png
Fuselage repair
Research:
1 700 Rp icon.png
Cost:
3 200 Sl icon.png
160 Ge icon.png
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Radiator
Research:
1 700 Rp icon.png
Cost:
3 200 Sl icon.png
160 Ge icon.png
Mods compressor.png
Compressor
Research:
1 900 Rp icon.png
Cost:
3 500 Sl icon.png
180 Ge icon.png
Mods aerodinamic wing.png
Wings repair
Research:
2 200 Rp icon.png
Cost:
4 100 Sl icon.png
200 Ge icon.png
Mods new engine.png
Engine
Research:
2 200 Rp icon.png
Cost:
4 100 Sl icon.png
200 Ge icon.png
Mods metanol.png
Engine injection
Research:
2 800 Rp icon.png
Cost:
5 200 Sl icon.png
260 Ge icon.png
Mods armor frame.png
Airframe
Research:
1 900 Rp icon.png
Cost:
3 500 Sl icon.png
180 Ge icon.png
Mods armor cover.png
Cover
Research:
2 800 Rp icon.png
Cost:
5 200 Sl icon.png
260 Ge icon.png
Mods ammo.png
safat12_turret_belt_pack
Research:
1 700 Rp icon.png
Cost:
3 200 Sl icon.png
160 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods pilon bomb.png
10 in (mod24)
Research:
1 700 Rp icon.png
Cost:
3 200 Sl icon.png
160 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods turret gun.png
ho103_turret_new_gun
Research:
1 900 Rp icon.png
Cost:
3 500 Sl icon.png
180 Ge icon.png
Mods pilon torpedo.png
17 3/4 in (mod45)
Research:
1 900 Rp icon.png
Cost:
3 500 Sl icon.png
180 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods ammo.png
ho5_turret_belt_pack
Research:
2 200 Rp icon.png
Cost:
4 100 Sl icon.png
200 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods pilon bomb.png
12 in (mod30)
Research:
2 200 Rp icon.png
Cost:
4 100 Sl icon.png
200 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods weapon.png
ho5_turret_new_gun
Research:
2 800 Rp icon.png
Cost:
5 200 Sl icon.png
260 Ge icon.png
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14 in (mod30)
Research:
2 800 Rp icon.png
Cost:
5 200 Sl icon.png
260 Ge icon.png

Armaments

Suspended armament

Number of setups5
List of setups
Setup 115 x 50 kg Army Type 94 GPHE bomb
Setup 28 x 100 kg Army Type 94 GPHE bomb
Setup 33 x 250 kg Army Type 92 GPHE bomb
Setup 41 x Type 91 Model 3 torpedo (850 kg)
Setup 51 x 500 kg Army Type 92 GPHE bomb
Ki67 running away from a pursuing P-51

The Ki-67-I otsu can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • 15 x 50 kg Army Type 94 GPHE bombs (750 kg total)
  • 8 x 100 kg Army Type 94 GPHE bombs (800 kg total)
  • 3 x 250 kg Army Type 92 GPHE bombs (750 kg total)
  • 1 x Type 91 Mod.3 torpedo
  • 1 x 500 kg Army Type 92 GPHE bomb (500 kg total)

Defensive armament

Turret20 mm Ho-5 cannon
Ammunition500 rounds
Fire rate800 shots/min
Turret2 x 12.7 mm Ho-104 machine gun
Ammunition1200 rounds
Fire rate900 shots/min
2 х Turret12.7 mm Ho-104 machine gun
Ammunition500 rounds
Fire rate900 shots/min
Turret12.7 mm Ho-104 machine gun
Ammunition550 rounds
Fire rate900 shots/min

The Ki-67-I otsu is defended by:

  • 1 x 20 mm Ho-5 army cannon, dorsal turret (500 rpg)
  • 1 x 12.7 mm Ho-104 army machine gun, nose turret (550 rpg)
  • 1 x 12.7 mm Ho-104 army machine gun, 2 x beam turrets (500 rpg)
  • 2 x 12.7 mm Ho-104 army machine guns, turret (700 rpg + 500 rpg = 1,200 total)

Usage in battles

The Ki-67's bomb bay

The Ki-67 can be used in air arcade battles to an excellent extent. In Arcade Battles, it can use its bombs to effectively destroy many ground units, playing an important role in ticket count. To start, take the eight one-hundred kilogram bombs and dive to the deck. Stay away from the main group of fighters, as it is advisable to stay on the outside of the map to avoid fighter confrontation. Next, bomb any ground targets you see. Tanks and Pillboxes are killable only with direct hits, so use the maneuverability of this bomber to drop your bombs with precision. Do not drop bombs on bases, as your payload is not as big as that of Heavy bombers.

Ki-67's top gunner

In Air RB, the Ki-67 otsu does well in the ground attack role, but due to limited bombs, you'll need to make frequent trips back to the base. The strategy here is to target Pillboxes and medium tanks with the 250 kilogram bombs. Remember to set a three to two second fuse on those bombs!! To start, you'll need to head in for an attack run as fast as possible. Dive towards the ground targets and line up with the Pillboxes. After dropping your four bombs, immediately return to the base, as enemy fighters will be closing in on you. Staying low is critical, as other fighters that dive in on you can be dragged lower to allow for allied interception. However, on certain Pacif Maps, you'll need to take torpedoes. To effectively destroy the ships, you'll need to chose a target. At the start of the battle, note if your allies have equipped torpedoes. If no allies are present, head for the destroyers. They take one torpedo to kill. If multiple allies with torpedoes are present, communicate with your team to target the carriers. They are the most rewarding target to kill.

Enemies worth noting:

  • P-47 - The P-47 will be a major threat to this plane, as it is practically immune to your defensive guns. It will unleash eight fifty calls on your aircraft and make short work of you. To deal with this plane, turn. You can out-turn the P-47 and it will most likely disengage.
  • Fw-190 - Same strategy as the P-47. You need to turn and evade the Mine-shells, while shooting at it.
  • SM. 91 - The SM.91 is an opponent worth fearing as its six 20mm cannons with the legendary German Minengeschoß (mine-shells) round will easily tear through your plane. To avoid the SM.91 try climbing to a suitable altitude and gaining speed early on, as the SM.91's acceleration at high speeds is mediocre with it having a top speed of 585 km/h. Out-turning the SM.91 is also an option as its large design makes turning quite slow, with a turn time of up to 21 seconds.

Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Controllable Controllable
Not auto controlled
Not controllable
Not auto controlled
Controllable
Not auto controlled
Combined Controllable
2 gears
Not controllable

The Ki-67 is equipped with two powerful radial engines. They also come with a two-stage supercharger. The propeller pitch should be used at 90%-100% when on WEP. Lower the propeller pitch to 90% when at high speeds. The radiators can be kept at 10-20%, and the supercharger can be activated at 3.5 km (11k ft), and the mixture can be set to the following at each specific altitude:

  • Sea Level: 100%-110% Mixture
  • 3000 feet: 92% Mixture
  • 6000 feet: 84% Mixture
  • 1000 feet: 70% Mixture
  • 15000 feet: 60% Mixture

Pros and cons

Ki-67 underside

Pros:

  • Regular Japanese torpedo as option
    • Torpedo has the highest drop speed in the game at 350 mph (580 km/h) and is one of the most feared torpedoes in Naval Battles
  • Good armor protection for pilot
  • Decent Rate of turn time for bombers (29 s | 30 s)
  • Decent Rate of climb for bombers (16 m/s | 12.5 m/s)

Cons:

  • Regular Japanese army bomber ordnance
    • Max weight of 800 kg (8 x 100 kg)
    • Heaviest bomb choice is a singular 500 kg
  • Big target for naval battles
    • Japanese Aerial torpedoes have the shortest range of all aerial torpedoes
  • Poor armor protection for back gunners

History

Ki-67 top rotary turret fires

The Ki-67 was used for level bombing and torpedo bombing (it could carry one torpedo attached under the fuselage). The Ki-67 was initially used by the Japanese Army and Navy Air Services against the US 3rd Fleet during its strikes against Formosa and the Ryukyu Islands. It was later used at Okinawa, in Mainland China, French Indochina, Karafuto and against B-29 airfields in Saipan and Tinian. One special ground-strike version used in the Giretsu missions was a Ki-67 I with three remote-control 20 mm cannons angled at 30° for firing toward the ground, a 20 mm cannon in the tail, 13.2 mm (.51 in) Type 3 machine guns in the lateral and upper positions, and more fuel capacity. Even with more fuel, the Giretsu missions were one-way only because of the long range. In the last stages of World War II, special attack versions of the Ki-67 (the I KAI and Sakura-dan models) were used in kamikaze missions. (References include information from Lt. Sgt. Seiji Moriyama, a crew member in Fugaku Special Attack Unit, who witnessed Ki-67's being converted into To-Gō suicide planes with two 800 kg/1,760 lb bombs during Okinawa operations.)

By the end of World War II, 767 Ki-67s had been produced. Other sources relate that 698 Ki-67's were manufactured, excluded the KAI and Sakura-dan conversions.

Media

Ki67-side-turret.png
Skins
Videos

See also

External links


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  Ki-21-Ia · Ki-21-I hei · Ki-67-I Ko · Ki-67-I otsu
Jet Fighters  Ki-200
Captured  ▃A6M2 · ␗A6M2
See also  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (1945+)

Japan bombers
Navy 
Carrier-based dive bomber 
D3A  D3A1
D4Y  D4Y1 · D4Y2 · D4Y3 Ko
Carrier-based attack bomber 
B5N  B5N2
B6N  B6N1 Model 11 · B6N2 Model 12 · B6N2a Model 12Ko
B7A  B7A2
Land-based Bomber 
P1Y  P1Y1 mod. 11
Land-based Attack bomber 
G4M  G4M1
G5N  G5N1
G8N  G8N1
Flying boat 
H6K  H6K4
H8K  H8K2 · H8K3
Shipboard Observation seaplane 
F1M  F1M2
Army 
Light  Ki-32
Medium  Ki-21-Ia · Ki-21-I hei
  Ki-49-I · Ki-49-IIa · Ki-49-IIb · Ki-49-IIb/L
  Ki-67-I Ko · Ki-67-I otsu
Other countries  ▅B-17E