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Beaufighter

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Totals
427000 Price
420 Survivability
8665 kgWeight
550.6 Damage
Speed
1400.8 Airspeed
500 km/hTop Speed at Sea Level
500 km/hTop Speed at Best Altitude
1500 mOptimum Altitude
650 km/hMaximum Dive Speed
58.5 m/sRate of Climb
160 km/hStall Speed
414 km/hOptimum Airspeed
Mobility
67.4 Controllability
14.9 sAverage Time to Turn 360 deg
60 °/sRate of Roll
876.5 Maneuverability
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Bristol Beaufighter
427000
First flew in July 1939. Used as a long-range fighter and night fighter. A total of 5,928 aircraft were built.

Tech Tree

Engine
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0
EngineHercules III
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp1425
Typeair-cooled
Weight, kg1750
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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2xHercules III
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6500
EngineHercules VI
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp1670
Typeair-cooled
Weight, kg1750
Price:
Research cost6500
Purchase price75000
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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6500
2xHercules VI
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Engine
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp1670
Typeair-cooled
Weight, kg1750
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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2x
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4500
EngineMerlin XX
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp1480
Typewater-cooled
Weight, kg730
Price:
Research cost4500
Purchase price63000
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4500
2xMerlin XX
Airframe
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Airframe
Specifications:
Survivability420
Weight, kg6361
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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AirframeBeaufighter
Specifications:
Survivability420
Weight, kg6361
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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Beaufighter
Cowling-mounted weapon
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Machine gun20 mm Hispano Mk.I (C)
Specifications:
Caliber20
Muzzle Velocity, m/s1360
Damage80
Rate of Fire, rounds/min400
Weight, kg90
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4x20 mm Hispano Mk.I (C)
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Machine gun
Specifications:
Caliber20
Muzzle Velocity, m/s1360
Damage80
Rate of Fire, rounds/min400
Weight, kg90
Price:
Purchase price29500
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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4x
Wing-mounted weapon
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Machine gun.303 Browning Mk.II (W)
Specifications:
Caliber7.7
Muzzle Velocity, m/s960
Damage25
Rate of Fire, rounds/min600
Weight, kg30
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6x.303 Browning Mk.II (W)
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Machine gun
Specifications:
Caliber7.7
Muzzle Velocity, m/s960
Damage25
Rate of Fire, rounds/min600
Weight, kg30
Price:
Purchase price4600
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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6x
Turret
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Turret.303 Vickers K
Specifications:
Caliber13.2
Machine gun1
Damage28
Rate of Fire, rounds/min30
Weight, kg5
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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.303 Vickers K
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6200
Turret.303 Browning Mk.II
Specifications:
Caliber13.2
Machine gun4
Damage96
Rate of Fire, rounds/min30
Weight, kg5
Price:
Research cost6200
Purchase price81000
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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6200
.303 Browning Mk.II
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Turret.303 Browning Mk.II
Specifications:
Caliber13.2
Machine gun4
Damage96
Rate of Fire, rounds/min30
Weight, kg5
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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.303 Browning Mk.II
Outboard weapon
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No weapons
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Bombs250 lb
Specifications:
Damage Radius, m60
Damage2200
Weight, kg113
Price:
Purchase price750
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2x250 lb
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3000
Bombs500 lb
Specifications:
Damage Radius, m75
Damage4300
Weight, kg227
Price:
Research cost3000
Purchase price1150
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3000
2x500 lb
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Bombs
Specifications:
Damage Radius, m75
Damage4300
Weight, kg227
Price:
Purchase price1150
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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2x
Outboard weapon
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No weapons
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3200
RocketsRP-3 SAP
Specifications:
Damage Radius, m35
Damage1000
Weight, kg37
Price:
Research cost3200
Purchase price500
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3200
8xRP-3 SAP
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Rockets
Specifications:
Damage Radius, m35
Damage1000
Weight, kg37
Price:
Purchase price500
Applicability:Bristol Beaufighter
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8x
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No weapons
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No weapons
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No weapons


Modules

Engine

Engine

Tier Engine Engine Power, hp / Thrust Type Weight, kg Price,
VI Hercules VI 1670 air-cooled 1750 75000
VI 1670 air-cooled 1750 75000
VI Merlin XX 1480 water-cooled 730 63000
Airframe

Airframe

Tier Airframe Survivability Weight, kg Price,
V 420 6361 50000
Cowling-mounted weapon

Cowling-mounted weapon

Tier Machine gun Caliber Muzzle Velocity, m/s Damage Rate of Fire, rounds/min Weight, kg Price,
V 20 mm Hispano Mk.I (C) 20 1360 80 400 90 29500
Wing-mounted weapon

Wing-mounted weapon

Tier Machine gun Caliber Muzzle Velocity, m/s Damage Rate of Fire, rounds/min Weight, kg Price,
IV 7.7 960 25 600 30 4600
Turret

Turret

Tier Turret Caliber Machine gun Damage Rate of Fire, rounds/min Weight, kg Price,
IV .303 Vickers K 13.2 1 28 30 5 24800
VI .303 Browning Mk.II 13.2 4 96 30 5 81000
Outboard weapon

Outboard weapon

Tier Bombs Damage Radius, m Damage Weight, kg Price,
V 250 lb 60 2200 113 750
VI 75 4300 227 1150
Outboard weapon

Outboard weapon

Tier Rockets Damage Radius, m Damage Weight, kg Price,
VI RP-3 SAP 35 1000 37 500


Compatible Equipment

Compatible Consumables

Player Opinion

Pros and Cons

Pros:


  • Most health for it's tier
  • Tail gunner is very effective after upgrade
  • Four 20mm cannons and six .303mg's make quick work of planes and ground targets


Cons:


  • Slowest of the tier V heavy fighters
  • Average maneuverability
  • Lowest altitude performance


History for this plane not found

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