72201 ICM 1/72 Ki-27a, Japanese fighter
the First prototype Ki-27 was lifted into the sky from the Ojima airfield on October 15, 1936. On the second plane, flown in December 1936, the wing area was increased from 16.4 m2 to 17.6 m2. After factory tests, both aircraft were handed over to the army aviation research Institute in Tachikawa, where they participated in a competition with Mitsubishi Ki33 and Kawasaki Ki-28 fighters. During the tests, Ki-27 showed a maximum speed of 468 km/h at an altitude of 4000 m - less than Ki-28 (485 km/h) and Ki-33 (474 km/h).
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