Nakajima G5N Shinzan ("Liz")

(bomber in background)

Click HERE to see a very nice painting of this aircraft by Shigeo Koike

History of this aircraft will be added sometime in the future....

Nakajima G5N2 Shinzan

Type:           land attack aircraft - heavy bomber
Service: 	Japanese Navy Air Force (JNAF)
Crew:           seven to ten
Armament:       four 7.7mm Type 92 machine guns (1 in nose, ventral, and 2 in waist)
		two 20mm Type 99 cannon (1 each in dorsal and tail turrets)
		up to 4409 lb (2000 kg) bombs
Reference: 	Francillon: 425, Mondey: 

        Length:         101' 9.25" (31.02 m)
        Height:         n/a
        Wingspan:       138' 3" (42.14 m)
        Wing area:      2172.149 sq. ft (201.8 sq. m)
        Empty Weight:   44,313 lbs (20,100 kg)
        Loaded Weight:  62,060 lbs (28,150 kg)
        Max Weight:     70,768 lbs (32000 kg)

        No. of Engines: 4
        Powerplant:     Mitsubishi Kasei 12 14-cylinder radial
        Horsepower:     1530 hp each

        Range:          2694 miles (4335 km)
        Cruise Speed:   230 mph (200 km/hr) at 13125 ft
        Max Speed:      261 mph (227 kt) at 13450 ft
        Climb to/in:    6560 ft (2000 m) in 5 min 17 sec
        Ceiling:        24440 ft (7450 m)
Production:		four G5N1s and two G5N2s 

Additional information on this aircraft can be found at Wikipedia HERE.

For a very nice scale color drawing of this aircraft, see
here and here.

Additional color schemes for this aircraft can be found here.

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