F4U-7 Corsair

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General info

The F4U-7 Corsair in the garage.

The F4U-7 Corsair is a Rank IV French naval fighter with a battle rating of 6.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.79 "Project X".

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

General play style

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • AN/M3 20mm cannon have a lot of ammunition (246 rounds per gun, 984 rounds in total).
  • Has the options to carry the Matra rockets pods (with a total of 117 SNEB Type 23 rockets in the pods).

Cons:

Specifications

Armaments

Offensive armaments

  • 4 x 20 mm AN/M3 cannons, wing-mounted (246 rpg = 984 total)

Payloads

  • Without load
  • 10 x 100 kg №.1 bombs
  • 10 x 250 lb AN-M57 bombs
  • 4 x 500 lb AN-M64A1 bombs
  • 3 x 1,000 lb AN-M65A1 bombs
  • 10 x 127 mm HVAR rockets
  • 10 x T10 140 rockets
  • 10 x T10 151 rockets
  • 114 x SNEB type 23 rockets

Armour

  • 38 mm Bulletproof glass in cockpit front.
  • 3 mm Steel plates in front of cockpit, top of fuselage.
  • 8 mm Steel plate behind the pilot, with 12.7 mm Steel plate on headrest.

Engine & mobility

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Engine

Name: Pratt & Whitney R-2800-18w 18-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: ____ hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: ____ hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 1161 kg
Name: Pratt & Whitney R-2800-18w 18-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: ____ hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: ____ hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 1161 kg
Name: Pratt & Whitney R-2800-18w 18-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: ____ hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: ____ hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 1161 kg

Stat card

Stock
  • Max speed: 679 km/h
    • at height: 9,000 m
  • Max altitude: 11,500 m
  • Turn Time: 21.4 s
  • Rate of Climb: 14.4 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 200 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: ___ km/h
    • at height: 9,000 m
  • Max altitude: 11,500 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 200 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 656 km/h
    • at height: 9,000 m
  • Max altitude: 11,500 m
  • Turn Time: 21.7 s
  • Rate of Climb: 14.4 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 200 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: ___ km/h
    • at height: 9,000 m
  • Max altitude: 11,500 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 200 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 656 km/h
    • at height: 9,000 m
  • Max altitude: 11,500 m
  • Turn Time: 21.7 s
  • Rate of Climb: 14.4 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 200 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: ___ km/h
    • at height: 9,000 m
  • Max altitude: 11,500 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 200 m

Performance

F4U-7/Horsepower graph

Modules and improvements

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage repair, Radiator Offensive 20 mm, 100 GPs, FRC mk.2
II Compressor Airframe FSBC mk.5, Matra T10 140
III Wings repair, Engine New 20 mm cannons, FMBC mk.1, Matra T10 151
IV G-suit, Engine injection Cover FLBC mk.1, Matra SNEB

Recommendation:

History of creation and combat usage

Screenshots and fan art

Skins and camouflages for the ___ from live.warthunder.com.

Additional information (links)

References


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Icon-country-fra.png F4U-7 Corsair
Nation France
Design Family F4U Corsair
Type Fighter
Fighting style Boom & Zoom

   Metric✓       Imperial   

   Metric       Imperial✓   

Characteristics
Empty Weight ~???? kg
Empty Weight + fuel ~???? kg
Takeoff Weight ~???? kg
Wing Area ~?? m²
# Flap Positions ?
Number of Engines 1
Air Brakes no
Arrestor Gear no
Statistics
Power per Engine ???? hp
WEP Duration infinite
top speed ~???.?? kph at ?000 m
Climb Rate ~??.?? m/s
Optimal climb velocity ~???.?? kph
Turn Time ~??.00 s
Wing loading (Empty) ~???.00 kg/m²
Characteristics
Empty Weight ~???? lb
Empty Weight + fuel ~???? lb
Takeoff Weight ~???? lb
Wing Area ~??? ft²
# Flap Positions ?
Number of Engines 1
Air Brakes no
Arrestor Gear no
Statistics
Power per Engine ???? hp
WEP Duration infinite
Top speed ~???.?? mph at ????? m
Climb Rate ??.?? ft/s
Optimal climb velocity ~???.?? mph
Turn Time ??.00 s
Wing loading (Empty) ~??.?? lb/ft²
Main Weapons
? x ?? RPG
? x ?00 RPG
Payload Option 1
Nothing Loaded Clean Plane
Payload Option 2
? x ? ? Bomb
Payload Option 3
? x ? ? Bomb
Payload Option 4
? x ? ? rocket
Limits
Max Speed limit ??? kph
Gear lmit ??? kph
Max static +G's ~??
Max static -G's ~??
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <??? kph
Rudder <??0 kph
Elevators <??0 kph
Radiator >??0 kph
Limits
Max Speed limit ??? mph
Gear lmit ??? mph
Max static +G's ~??
Max static -G's ~??
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <??? mph
Rudder <??? mph
Elevators <??? mph
Radiator >??? mph
Manual Control
Mixer is controllable
Pitch is controllable
no automatic pitch
Radiator (water) is controllable
Radiator (oil) is not controllable
Oil and water uses combined radiator control
Supercharger is controllable
Turbocharger is controllable
Compressor settings 1
Optimal Altitude
2000 m
6562 ft
100% Enginepower ??00 hp
WEP Enginepower ???? hp
Compressor settings 2
Optimal Altitude
4300 m
14108 ft
100% Enginepower ???? hp
WEP Enginepower ???? hp
* Warning this is still in the test phase and can be incorrect. Take information with a grain of salt (data from 1.79 initial release)