Galer's F3F-2

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General info

Galer's F3F-2 in the Garage.

Galer's F3F-2 is a premium Rank I American naval fighter with a battle rating of 1.7 (AB) and 1.3 (RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.69 "Regia Aeronautica". The plane is painted after the camouflage scheme of American pilot Bob Galer in the USMC, whose plane can be viewed today at the National Naval Aviation Museum.

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

General play style

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

Cons:

Specifications

Armaments

Offensive armaments

  • 1 x 12.7 mm M2 Browning machine gun, nose-mounted (200 rpg)
  • 1 x 7.62 mm Browning machine gun, nose-mounted (500 rpg)

Payloads

  • Without load
  • 2 x 100 lbs AN-M30A1 bombs

Armour

  • 8.5 mm Steel boxes in the fuselage.

Engine & mobility

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Engine

Name: Wright Cyclone R-1820-22 9-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 730 hp (Stock), 889 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 827 hp (Stock), 985 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 533 kg
Name: Wright Cyclone R-1820-22 9-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 722 hp (Stock), 800 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 819 hp (Stock), 897 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 533 kg
Name: Wright Cyclone R-1820-22 9-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 722 hp (Stock), 800 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 819 hp (Stock), 897 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 533 kg

Stats

Stock
  • Max speed: 411 km/h
    • at height: 4,268 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 15.8 s
  • Rate of Climb: 10.4 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 210 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 461 km/h
    • at height: 4,268 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 14.3 s
  • Rate of Climb: 24.3 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 210 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 404 km/h
    • at height: 4,268 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 16.1 s
  • Rate of Climb: 12.5 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 210 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 436 km/h
    • at height: 4,268 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 15.0 s
  • Rate of Climb: 16.0 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 210 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 404 km/h
    • at height: 4,268 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 16.1 s
  • Rate of Climb: 12.5 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 210 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 436 km/h
    • at height: 4,268 m
  • Max altitude: 11,000 m
  • Turn Time: 15.0 s
  • Rate of Climb: 16.0 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 210 m

Performance

Galer's F3F-2/Horsepower graph

Modules and improvements

History of creation and combat usage

Screenshots and fan art

Skins and camouflages for the SM79series from live.warthunder.com.

Additional information (links)

References


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Icon-country-usa.png Galer's F3F-2
Nation USA
Design Family Grumman
Type Naval 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 3
Number of Engines 2
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 3
Number of Engines 2
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 ~21
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 1.57 initial release)