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Saturday, February 11th 2012, 8:38pm

Philippine Air Force - Aircraft No Longer in Service

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Sunday, February 12th 2012, 7:47pm

Undocumented Aircraft Longer In Service

SPAD VII Fighter

Vickers Vimy Bomber

Aero A.24 Bomber


Sunday, February 12th 2012, 7:49pm

Curtiss JN

Curtiss JN Trainer

First flight: 1915 (JN-1)
Crew: 1 or 2 (dual-control)
Engine(s): One 180 hp Hispano-Suiza
Wing Span: 43 ft
Length: 27 ft
Height: 9 ft 10 in
Weight Empty: 1,580lbs
Maximum Weight: 1,920lbs
Speed: 73 mph/117 kph
Ceiling: 6,500 feet
Range: 250 miles
Armament: 1 7.7mm machine gun, dummy bomb rack


Sunday, February 12th 2012, 7:50pm

Nakajima Ko-4

Nakajima Ko-4 Fighter

First flight: 1918 (Nieuport-Delage NiD-29)
Crew: 1
Engine(s): One 300 hp Hispano-Suiza
Wing Span: 31 feet
Length: 21 feet
Height: 9 feet
Weight Empty: 1,875lbs
Maximum Weight: 2,625lbs
Speed: 148 mph/238 kph
Ceiling: 26,900 feet
Range: 480 miles
Armament: two 7.7mm machineguns


Sunday, February 12th 2012, 7:51pm

Avia BH-21

Avia BH-21 Fighter

First flight: 1924
Crew: 1
Engine(s): One 300 hp HS 8Fb 8 cylinder Vee type
Wing Span: 29 ft 2½ in
Length: 22 ft 6½ in
Height: 9 feet
Weight Empty: 1,684lbs
Maximum Weight: 2,390lbs
Speed: 152 mph/245 kph
Ceiling: 18,100 feet
Range: 342
Armament: two .303in Vickers machine guns


Sunday, February 12th 2012, 7:52pm

Fokker C.V

Fokker C.V Scout

First flight: 1915 (JN-1)
Crew: 2
Engine(s): One 450 hp Bristol Jupiter VI
Wing Span: 50 ft
Length: 31 ft
Height: 11 ft 6 in
Weight Empty: 3,131lbs
Maximum Weight: 4,222lbs
Speed: 124 mph/200 kph
Ceiling: 21,000 feet
Range: 478 miles
Armament: Two 7.7mm machine guns


Sunday, February 12th 2012, 7:53pm

Curtiss B-2A Condor

Curtiss B-2A Condor Bomber

First flight: 1927
Crew: 5
Engine(s): Two 633 hp Curtiss V-1570-7 Conquerors
Wing Span: 90 ft
Length: 47 ft 6 in
Height: 16 ft 3 in
Weight Empty: 9,039lbs
Maximum Weight: 16,516lbs
Speed: 132 mph/212 kph
Ceiling: 17,000 feet
Range: 780 miles
Armament: Four 7.7mm machine guns, between 2500 and 4000lbs of bombs


Sunday, February 12th 2012, 7:55pm

Nakajima Ki-12

Nakajima Ki-12 Fighter

First flight: 1931
Crew: 1
Engine(s): One 800 hp Nakajima Sakae 10 radial engine
Wing Span: 37 feet, 1 inch (11.303 m)
Length: 25 feet, 5 inches (7.747 m)
Height: 11 feet, 7 inches (3.531 m)
Weight Empty: 3,000 lbs (1,361 kg)
Maximum Weight: 4,325lbs (1,962 kg)
Speed: 325 mph (522 km/h)
Ceiling: 32,000 feet (9,754 m)
Range: 570 miles (915 km)
Armament: two fixed 13.7mm machineguns in the engine cowling, two fixed 13.7mm machineguns in the wings


Sunday, February 12th 2012, 9:08pm

Nakajima Ki-42

Nakajima Ki-42

Role: Heavy Fighter
Maiden flight: 1936
Introduced: 1939 in Philippines

Known in the Philippines as the Agila

Crew: Two
Length: 15.00 m
Wingspan: 20.00 m
Height: 4.30 m
Empty weight: 7,265 kg
Max takeoff weight: 13,500 kg
Powerplant: Two KHI-107 liquid-cooled V12, 1400 hp each
Maximum speed: 645 km/h
Service ceiling: 9500 m
Range: 1890 km (3950 with external tanks)
Armament: Two 20mm canons and two 13.2mm machine guns in the nose, two flexible 7.7mm machine guns. 800 kg bombs/torpedoes/rockets

Surviving aircraft withdrawn from service 1941


Sunday, February 12th 2012, 9:09pm

Focke-Wulf Fw187-A

Maiden flight: 1935
Introduced: 1938 in the Philippines

Known in the Philippines as the Banog

Crew: 1
Length: 11.2 m
Wingspan: 15.3 m
Height: 3.85 m
Empty weight: 3700 kg
Max takeoff weight: 4800 kg
Powerplant: Two Daimler-Benz 601 liquid-cooled inline engine, 1100 hp
Maximum speed: 669 km/h
Service ceiling: 10000m
Range: 2225 km
Armament: 4 13.2mm machine guns in fuselage sides, 2 7.7 machine guns in nose of aircraft

Note: Not produced locally. An order of 50 purchased from Germany in 1938-39 timeframe. Surviving aircraft withdrawn from service in 1941


Friday, October 12th 2012, 12:44am

Heinkel He112

Role: Single-seat fighter
Maiden Flight: 1935
Service Introduction: 1938 (in the Philippines)

Local manufacture undertaken by Philippine Aircraft Development Company (Davao) as the Haribon

Crew: 1
Length: 9.22 m
Wingspan: 9.09 m
Height: 3.82 m
Empty weight: 1617 kg
Max takeoff weight: 2248 kg
Powerplant: One Daimler-Benz 600A liquid-cooled inline engine, 960 hp
Maximum speed: 430 km/h
Service ceiling: 9500m
Range: 1150 km
Armament: 2 x 20mm cannon in the wings, 2 x 7.7 machine guns in the engine cowling

Quantity in Service: estimated 25 serviceable aircraft on hand 31 December 1940; additional quantity of 25 aircraft ordered for manufacture during 1941


Friday, October 12th 2012, 12:45am

Nakajima Ki-4


Friday, October 12th 2012, 12:45am

Heinkel He111

Role: Twin-engine medium bomber
Service Introduction: 1938 (in the Philippines)

Local manufacture undertaken by Philippine Aircraft Development Company (Davao)

Crew: 4 (pilot, navigator/bombardier/nose gunner, ventral gunner, dorsal gunner/radio operator)
Length: 16.4 m
Wingspan: 22.60 m
Height: 4.00 m
Wing area: 87.60 m²
Empty weight: 8,680 kg
Loaded weight: 12,030 kg
Maximum takeoff weight: 14,000 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Jumo 211F-1 or 211F-2 liquid-cooled inverted V-12, 986 kW (1,300 hp (F-1) or 1,340 (F-2)) each
Maximum speed: 440 km/h
Range: 2,300 km with maximum fuel
Service ceiling: 6,500 m
Rate of climb: 20 minutes to 5,185 m
Armament: up to seven 7.92mm machineguns and 2,000 kg of bombs in the main internal bomb bay

Quantity in Service: estimated 33 serviceable aircraft on hand 31 December 1940; additional quantity of 15 aircraft ordered for manufacture during 1941


Friday, December 21st 2012, 7:57pm

Nakajima Ki-6

Role: Twin-engine Trainer/Transport
Maiden flight: 1933
Service Introduction: 1934 (in the Philippines)

Local manufacture undertaken by the Arsenal de Manila as the Maya

Crew: 3
Length: 15.30 m
Wingspan: 19.81 m
Height: 4.15 m
Empty weight: 3500 kg
Max takeoff weight: 5250 kg
Powerplant: Two Nakajima Kotobuki 41, 710 hp
Maximum speed: 360 km/h
Service ceiling: 7000 m
Range: 1200 km
Passengers: 8-10


Friday, December 21st 2012, 7:58pm

Junkers Ju 52/3m

Role: Trimotor troop and cargo carrier

Crew: 2
Capacity: 17 passengers
Length: 18.90 m
Wingspan: 29.25 m
Height: 6.10 m
Wing area: 110.5 m²
Empty weight: 5,970 kg
Maximum takeoff weight: 9,210 kg
Powerplant: 3 × BMW Hornet A2, 525 PS each
Maximum speed: 271 km/h at 900 m
Cruise speed: 222 km/h
Range: 950 km
Service ceiling: 5,200 m
Rate of climb: 3.90 m/s

Quantity in service: estimated 12 serviceable aircraft on hand 31 December 1940.


Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 3:34pm

Nakajima Ki-39


Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 4:51pm

Nakajima Ki-43


Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 10:58pm

Martin A-21


Friday, August 11th 2017, 1:21am

Martin B-26