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Japan's Mitsubishi B5M torpedo bomber, Navy Type 97/1
Allied code name: Mabel

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Mitsubishi Type 97/1 torpedo bomber:
Japan's Mitsubishi Type 97/1 torpedo bomber
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Mitsubishi B5M, "Mabel" torpedo bomber:
Japan's Mitsubishi Type 97/1 torpedo bomber
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Specifications

  Mitsubishi B5M
Mitsubishi Type 97/1
Type Reconnaissance1, Torpedo bomber1
Crew  
Engine (Type) 1: Mitsubishi Kinsei1
Cylinders Radial1
Cooling Air1
Net HP 9001
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 50' 8"1
Length 33' 9"1
Height  
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 8,500 lb1
Performance  
Speed 195 mph1
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 470 miles1
Armament 1: MG1
Rear cockpit 1: MG1

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site