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Mitsubishi Ki-56 (Thalia) Type 1 Freight Transport
Technical Information

Background
The Kawasaki Ki-56 was derived from the Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra aircraft that the Kawasaki Kokuki Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (The Kawasaki Aircraft Engineering Company Limited) had built under licence. In September 1939 Kawasaki was asked by the Koku Hombu to design an impoved version as Ki-56. A number was also built by the Tachikawa company.

Technical Details
Crew  Four (Pilot, Co-Pilot, Navigator & Radio)
Engine  2 × Nakajima Ha-25 14-cylinder air-cooled radial engines, 739 kW (990 hp) each
Span  65' 6"
Length  48' 10"
Height  48' 10"
Maximum Speed  292 mph
Range  2,060 miles
Capacity  14 passenger

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