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F4U-1

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Totals
907000 Price
320 Survivability
5364 kgWeight
288.7 Damage
Speed
1460.6 Airspeed
650 km/hTop Speed at Sea Level
650 km/hTop Speed at Best Altitude
1200 mOptimum Altitude
800 km/hMaximum Dive Speed
111.3 m/sRate of Climb
160 km/hStall Speed
360 km/hOptimum Airspeed
Mobility
79.2 Controllability
11.7 sAverage Time to Turn 360 deg
130 °/sRate of Roll
1163.8 Maneuverability
VI
Chance-Vought F4U-1 Corsair
907000
One of the most widely produced United States Navy fighters of World War II. Used in both carrier- and land-based operations.

Tech Tree

Engine
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0
EngineXR-2800-4
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp1805
Typeair-cooled
Weight, kg950
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XR-2800-4
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6300
EngineR-2800-5
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp1850
Typeair-cooled
Weight, kg1000
Price:
Research cost6300
Purchase price55900
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6300
R-2800-5
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0
Engine
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp2000
Typeair-cooled
Weight, kg1100
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11900
EngineR-2800-8
Specifications:
Engine Power, hp2000
Typeair-cooled
Weight, kg1100
Price:
Research cost11900
Purchase price62700
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11900
R-2800-8
Airframe
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AirframeF4U-1
Specifications:
Survivability320
Weight, kg4054
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F4U-1
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9450
AirframeF4U-1A
Specifications:
Survivability340
Weight, kg4100
Price:
Research cost9450
Purchase price78500
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9450
F4U-1A
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0
Airframe
Specifications:
Survivability340
Weight, kg4100
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Wing-mounted weapon
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0
Machine gun12.7 mm AN/M2 (W)
Specifications:
Caliber12.7
Muzzle Velocity, m/s1120
Damage45
Rate of Fire, rounds/min750
Weight, kg60
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6x12.7 mm AN/M2 (W)
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6200
Machine gun20 mm M2 (W)
Specifications:
Caliber20
Muzzle Velocity, m/s1440
Damage90
Rate of Fire, rounds/min400
Weight, kg90
Price:
Research cost6200
Purchase price30000
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6200
4x20 mm M2 (W)
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Machine gun
Specifications:
Caliber20
Muzzle Velocity, m/s1440
Damage90
Rate of Fire, rounds/min400
Weight, kg90
Price:
Purchase price30000
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4x
Outboard weapon
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No weapons
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14500
Rockets5'' HVAR Mk. 4
Specifications:
Damage Radius, m30
Damage1000
Weight, kg64
Price:
Research cost14500
Purchase price500
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14500
8x5'' HVAR Mk. 4
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Rockets
Specifications:
Damage Radius, m30
Damage1000
Weight, kg64
Price:
Purchase price500
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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 XR-2800-4 1805 air-cooled 950 49600
VI R-2800-5 1850 air-cooled 1000 55900
VII 2000 air-cooled 1100 62700
Airframe

Airframe

Tier Airframe Survivability Weight, kg Price,
VI F4U-1A 340 4100 78500
VI 340 4100 78500
Wing-mounted weapon

Wing-mounted weapon

Tier Machine gun Caliber Muzzle Velocity, m/s Damage Rate of Fire, rounds/min Weight, kg Price,
VI 12.7 mm AN/M2 (W) 12.7 1120 45 750 60 16400
VI 20 mm M2 (W) 20 1440 90 400 90 30000
Outboard weapon

Outboard weapon

Tier Rockets Damage Radius, m Damage Weight, kg Price,
VIII 5'' HVAR Mk. 4 30 1000 64 500
VIII 30 1000 64 500


Compatible Equipment

Compatible Consumables

Player Opinion

Pros and Cons

Pros:


  • Good airspeed, decent handling for a multi-role
  • Autocannons are good against Heavy Fighters
  • Can carry bombs or rockets.
  • Respectable amount of hitpoints


Cons:


  • Can easily fall victim to most fighters in a turn battle
  • Bombs take eternity to reload vs predecessor


History for this plane not found

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