Military Aircraft Directory: Fuji Heavy Industries

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FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES

 

Manufacturer

PWR

WS

FL

Max

RF

Max

Kts/Mach

Max

OC

C

T-5 Trainer turboprop-powered

312kW

10.0

8.4

945

193kt

25,000

2

1 x Allison 250-B17 D Turboprop

 

Abbreviations: PWR-Power, Max TD-Thrust dry, Max TR-Thrust re-heat, WS-Wingspan, FL-Fuselage length, Max RF-Max range (km), H-Hardpoints, Max OC-Max Operating Ceiling, Max Pay.-Max Payload, C-Crew, P-Pax, Max WLE-Max Load External (warload) (kg), E-Endurance, CR Max PNR-Combat Radius Max Payload No-Refuel.

Fuji Heavy Industries, Subaro Building 7-2, Chome, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160, Japan; Tel:+81 3 3347 2525, Fax:+81 3 3347 2588, Telex 232268 FUJI

The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Forces uses the T-5 as a primary trainer . The aircraft can also be used as a utility transport, with a further two seats.

The T-5 is a development of the Fuji KM-2 with a turboprop powerplant, updated avionics and a blister canopy to improve visibility. The aircraft first flew in 1988.