F6F-5N

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General info

The F6F-5N in the garage.

The F6F-5N is a Rank III American naval fighter with a battle rating of 5.0 (AB), 4.3 (RB), and 4.7 (SB). It was introduced in Update 1.65 "Way of the Samurai".

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

Arcade Realistic Simulator

Arcade Realistic Simulator

Arcade Realistic Simulator


General play style

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-Tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Has cannons
  • Great bomb & rocket payload like the normal F6F-5

Cons:

  • Slower than F6F-5
  • Even lower rate of climb than the not very satisfying F6F-5

Specifications

Armaments

Offensive armaments

  • 2 x 20 mm AN/M2 cannon, wing-mounted (231 rpg = 462 total)
  • 4 x 12.7 mm M2 Browning machine gun, wing-mounted (400 rpg = 1,600 total)

Payloads

  • 6 x 127 mm HVAR rockets
  • 2 x Tiny Tim rockets
  • 2 x 1000 lb AN-M65A1 bombs
  • 6 x 127 mm HVAR rockets + 2 x 1000 lb AN-M65A1 bombs
  • 1 x 2216 lb Mk.13 torpedo

Engine & mobility

Arcade Realistic Simulator

Arcade Realistic Simulator

Arcade Realistic Simulator


Engine

Name: Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10w 18-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 1823 hp (Stock), 2225 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 2074 hp (Stock), 2476 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 1030 kg
Name: Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10w 18-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 1803 hp (Stock), 2000 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 2053 hp (Stock), 2250 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 1030 kg
Name: Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10w 18-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 1803 hp (Stock), 2000 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 2053 hp (Stock), 2250 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 1030 kg

Stats

Stock
  • Max speed: 585 km/h
    • at height: 6,950 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 22.1 s
  • Rate of Climb: 6.4 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 399 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 640 km/h
    • at height: 6,950 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 20.2 s
  • Rate of Climb: 19.4 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 399 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 571 km/h
    • at height: 6,950 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 22.9 s
  • Rate of Climb: 8.3 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 399 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 615 km/h
    • at height: 6,950 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 21.0 s
  • Rate of Climb: 11.8 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 399 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 571 km/h
    • at height: 6,950 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 22.9 s
  • Rate of Climb: 8.3 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 399 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 615 km/h
    • at height: 6,950 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 21.0 s
  • Rate of Climb: 11.8 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 399 m

Performance

F6F-5N/Horsepower graph

Modules and improvements

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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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