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XF4F-3

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Totals
1200 Price
240 Survivability
3360 kgWeight
147.5 Damage
Speed
1244.9 Airspeed
530 km/hTop Speed at Sea Level
530 km/hTop Speed at Best Altitude
1000 mOptimum Altitude
680 km/hMaximum Dive Speed
96.6 m/sRate of Climb
150 km/hStall Speed
297.5 km/hOptimum Airspeed
Mobility
82.6 Controllability
10.8 sAverage Time to Turn 360 deg
120 °/sRate of Roll
1228 Maneuverability
XF4F-3
IV
Grumman XF4F-3
1200
Underwent trials in 1939. Improved version of the fighter entered service with the U.S. Navy as the F4F Wildcat.

Tech Tree

Engine
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EngineR-1830-76
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp1200
Typeair-cooled
Weight, kg567
Applicability:Grumman XF4F-3
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R-1830-76
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Engine
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp1200
Typeair-cooled
Weight, kg567
Applicability:Grumman XF4F-3
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Airframe
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AirframeXF4F-3
Specifications:
Survivability240
Weight, kg2613
Applicability:Grumman XF4F-3
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XF4F-3
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Airframe
Specifications:
Survivability240
Weight, kg2613
Applicability:Grumman XF4F-3
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Wing-mounted weapon
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Machine gun12.7 mm M2 (W)
Specifications:
Caliber12.7
Muzzle Velocity, m/s1040
Damage38
Rate of Fire, rounds/min700
Weight, kg60
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2x12.7 mm M2 (W)
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Machine gun
Specifications:
Caliber12.7
Muzzle Velocity, m/s1040
Damage38
Rate of Fire, rounds/min700
Weight, kg60
Price:
Purchase price15600
Applicability:Grumman XF4F-3
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Synchronized machine gun
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Machine gun7.62 mm AN/M2 (S)
Specifications:
Caliber7.62
Muzzle Velocity, m/s960
Damage32
Rate of Fire, rounds/min1100
Weight, kg30
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2x7.62 mm AN/M2 (S)
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Machine gun
Specifications:
Caliber7.62
Muzzle Velocity, m/s960
Damage32
Rate of Fire, rounds/min1100
Weight, kg30
Price:
Purchase price4000
Applicability:Grumman XF4F-3
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2x
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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,
V R-1830-76 1200 air-cooled 567 28200
Airframe

Airframe

Tier Airframe Survivability Weight, kg Price,
VI XF4F-3 240 2613 60000
Wing-mounted weapon

Wing-mounted weapon

Tier Machine gun Caliber Muzzle Velocity, m/s Damage Rate of Fire, rounds/min Weight, kg Price,
IV 12.7 mm M2 (W) 12.7 1040 38 700 60 15600
Synchronized machine gun

Synchronized machine gun

Tier Machine gun Caliber Muzzle Velocity, m/s Damage Rate of Fire, rounds/min Weight, kg Price,
IV 7.62 mm AN/M2 (S) 7.62 960 32 1100 30 4000


Compatible Equipment

Compatible Consumables

Player Opinion

Pros and Cons

Pros:


  • Decent armament
  • Accelerates quickly in level flight when boosting
  • Low stall speed
  • Makes a good amount of credits at tier IV


Cons:


  • Bleeds speed like crazy
  • Low manuverability


Performance

In this plane, you're going to have to pick and choose your battles. Stay away from the main fighting and pick off enemies that don't have someone to cover them. Or, cover your allies by destroying planes that attack them. Don't be afraid to take head-ons from other light fighters--your larger HP pool will usually mean that you will win. Never try to turnfight. Instead, boost away while level or in a slight dive.

The XF4F-3 rewards situational awareness and gunnery skill.


Early Research

None required; this is a premium plane.


History for this plane not found

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