F6F-5N

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General info

The Nation-fr.png F6F-5N Hellcat in the garage.

The Nation-fr.png F6F-5N Hellcat is a Rank III French naval fighter with a battle rating of 5.0 (AB), 4.3 (RB), and 4.7 (SB). It was introduced in Update 1.73 "Vive la France".

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

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

  • Without load
  • 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

Armour

  • 38 mm Bulletproof glass in front of pilot.
  • 6.35 mm Steel plates behind pilot.
  • 3 mm Steel plates on fuselage top in front of cockpit.
  • 3 mm Steel plate on top front of oil cooling system.
  • 3 mm Steel plates on bottom of engine.

Engine & mobility

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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: ___ km/h
    • at height: 6,950 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ 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: ___ km/h
    • at height: 6,950 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ 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: ___ km/h
    • at height: 6,950 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 399 m

Performance

F6F-5N France/Horsepower graph

Modules and improvements

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 F6F-5N Hellcat
Nation France
Manufacture Grumman
Type Naval Fighter
Strike Fighter
Rank 3
Battle Rating
5.0
4.3
4.7
Fighting style Boom & Zoom
Energy Fighting

   Metric✓       Imperial   

   Metric       Imperial✓   

Offensive armament
2 x 20 mm AN/M2 Cannon
Magazine 231 rpg
Mount Wing
4 x 12.7 mm M2/mid Browning Machine gun
Magazine 400 rpg
Mount Wing
Payload Option 1
Without load Clean Plane
Payload Option 2
6 x 127 mm HVAR 🚀 Rocket
Payload Option 3
2 x 298 mm Tiny Tim 🚀 Rocket
Payload Option 4
2 x 1,000 lb AN-M65A1 💣 Bomb
Payload Option 5
6 x 127 mm HVAR 🚀 Rocket
2 x 1,000 lb AN-M65A1 💣 Bomb
Payload Option 6
1 x 2,216 lb Mk.13 Torpedo
Engine power
Number of Engines 1
100% (Stock, Upgraded)
1,823 hp, ___ hp
1,803 hp, 2000 hp
1,803 hp, 2000 hp
WEP (Stock, Upgraded)
2,074 hp, ___ hp
2,053 hp, 2248 hp
2,053 hp, 2248 hp
WEP Duration
25.0 s
10 min
10 min
Characteristics
Empty Weight
4779 kg
10536 lb
Empty Weight + fuel
5460.3 kg
12038 lb
Takeoff Weight
6916 kg
15247 lb
Wing Area
30.92 m²
332.67 ft²
Wing loading (Empty)
154.55 kg/m²
31.6 lb/ft²
# Flap Positions 3
Air brakes No
Arrestor Gear Yes
Statistics
Top speed
___ kph at ___ m
___ mph at ___ ft
Top speed (WEP)
___ km/h at ____ m
___ mph at ____ ft
Climb Rate (100%)
___ m/s
___ ft/s
Climb Rate (WEP)
__.__ m/s
__.__ ft/s
Optimal climb velocity
___ kph
___ mph
Turn Time (100%) __ s
Turn Time (WEP) __ s
Limits
Max Speed limit
845 kph
524 mph
Gear limit
450 kph
279 mph
Combat Flaps
520 kph
322 mph
Max static +G's ~13 g
Max static -G's ~6 g
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons
<432 kph
<268 mph
Rudder
<420 kph
<260 mph
Elevators
<420 kph
<260 mph
Radiator
>330 kph
>205 mph
Manual Control
Mixer is not controllable
Pitch is controllable
has no automatic pitch
Radiator (water) is controllable
Radiator (oil) is controllable
Oil and water uses separate radiator control
Supercharger is controllable
Turbocharger is not controllable
Compressor settings 1
Optimal Altitude
518 m
1699 ft
100% Engine power 2000 hp
WEP Engine power 2248 hp
Compressor settings 2
Optimal Altitude
4785 m
15695 ft
100% Engine power 1800 hp
WEP Engine power 2023 hp
Compressor settings 3
Optimal Altitude
6000 m
19680 ft
100% Engine power 1650 hp
WEP Engine power 1855 hp
Economy
Required RP 50,000 RP
Vehicle cost 190,000 SL
Crew training cost 55,000 SL
Max repair cost*
1,820 SL
3,960 SL
2,400 SL
Free repair time (Stock)
1d 03h
1d 17h
1d 12h
Free repair time (Upgraded)
__h __m
__h __m
__h __m
* Warning this is still in the test phase and can be incorrect. Take information with a grain of salt. Last checked 1.77