Bf 110 G-4 (Italy)

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▄Bf 110 G-4
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▄Bf 110 G-4
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Description

The ▄Bf 110 G-4 is a premium rank III Italian strike aircraft with a battle rating of 3.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update "Raining Fire".

General info

Flight performance

Max speed
at 6 200 m591 km/h
Turn time25 s
Max altitude10 700 m
Engine2 х Daimler-Benz DB-605B
TypeInline
Cooling systemWater
Take-off weight9 t
Characteristics Max Speed
(km/h at 6,200 m)
Max altitude
(metres)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(metres/second)
Take-off run
(metres)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
Stock 569 552 10700 26.2 27.2 9.3 9.3 450
Upgraded 615 591 23.8 25.0 16.5 12.5

Details

Features
Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X
Limits
Wings (km/h) Gear (km/h) Flaps (km/h) Max Static G
Combat Take-off Landing + -
0 320 467 438 290 ~12 ~5
Optimal velocities (km/h)
Ailerons Rudder Elevators Radiator
< 360 < 350 < 370 > 715

Survivability and armour

Crew3 people
Speed of destruction
Structural0 km/h
Gear320 km/h
  • 5 mm steel underneath pilot
  • 6 mm steel underneath gunner
  • 6 mm steel above and below liquid cooling systems
  • 6 mm steel in front of engines
  • 8.5 mm steel in front of gunner (note that the gunner is rear-facing)
  • 8.5 mm steel in front of radar equipment in cockpit
  • 8.5 mm steel between radar antennae and nose-mounted cannon ammunition
  • 10.5 mm steel beside and in front of pilot's controls
  • 10.5 mm steel behind pilot's head
  • 58 mm bulletproof glass in front of pilot
  • Self-sealing fuel tanks (2 in each wing)

Modifications and economy

Repair cost
AB3 000 Sl icon.png
RB7 200 Sl icon.png
SB6 320 Sl icon.png
Crew training10 000 Sl icon.png
Experts160 000 Sl icon.png
Aces500 Ge icon.png
Research Aces640 000 Rp icon.png
Reward for battleAB / RB / SB
Talisman.png 2 × 60 / 220 / 180 % Sl icon.png
Talisman.png 2 × 142 / 142 / 142 % Rp icon.png
Modifications
Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
Mods aerodinamic fuse.png
Fuselage repair
Mods radiator.png
Radiator
Mods compressor.png
Compressor
Mods aerodinamic wing.png
Wings repair
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Engine
Mods metanol.png
Engine injection
Mods armor frame.png
Airframe
Mods armor cover.png
Cover
Mods ammo.png
mg15120_belt_pack
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods ammo.png
mg_turret_belt_pack
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods weapon.png
mg15120_new_gun
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mg81_turret_new_gun
Mods gunpods.png
WB 151
Mods ammo.png
mk108_belt_pack
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Mods pilon bomb.png
ETC IXb
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mk108_new_gun
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R6 modification

Armaments

Offensive armament

Ammunition255 rounds
Fire rate600 shots/min
Ammunition480 rounds
Fire rate520 shots/min

The Bf 110 G-4 (Italy) is armed with:

  • 2 x 30 mm MK 108 cannons, nose-mounted (128 rpg = 255 total)
  • 2 x 20 mm MG FF/M cannons, Schräge Musik-style in front of gunner (240 rpg = 480 total)

Suspended armament

Number of setups10
List of setups
Setup 12 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
Setup 22 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
12 x 50 kg SC50JA bomb
Setup 32 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
2 x 250 kg SC250JA bomb
Setup 42 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
1 x 500 kg SC500K bomb
Setup 52 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
2 x 500 kg SC500K bomb
Setup 62 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
1 x 1000 kg SC1000L2 bomb
Setup 72 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
1 x 1000 kg SC1000L2 bomb
1 x 250 kg SC250JA bomb
Setup 82 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon (secondary)
(ammunition: 200 rounds)
Setup 92 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
4 x Wfr.Gr.21 rockets
Setup 102 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon
(ammunition: 750 rounds)
2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon (secondary)
(ammunition: 200 rounds)
4 x Wfr.Gr.21 rockets
Main articles: Wfr.Gr.21, MG 151 (20 mm)

The Bf 110 G-4 (Italy) can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • 2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons, belly-mounted (400 rpg left + 350 rpg right = 750 total)
  • 12 x 50 kg SC50JA bombs + 2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons (600 kg total)
  • 2 x 250 kg SC250JA bombs + 2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons (500 kg total)
  • 1 x 500 kg SC500K bomb + 2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons (500 kg total)
  • 2 x 500 kg SC500K bombs + 2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons (1,000 kg total)
  • 1 x 1,000 kg SC1000L2 bomb + 2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons (1,000 kg total)
  • 1 x 1,000 kg SC1000L2 bomb + 1 x 250 kg SC250JA bomb + 2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons (1,250 kg total)
  • 4 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons
  • 4 x Wfr.Gr.21 rockets + 2 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons
  • 4 x Wfr.Gr.21 rockets + 4 x 20 mm MG 151 cannons

Defensive armament

Turret2 x 7.92 mm MG 81 machine gun
Ammunition1500 rounds
Fire rate1597 shots/min
Main article: MG 81 (7.92 mm)

The Bf 110 G-4 (Italy) is defended by:

  • 2 x 7.92 mm MG 81 machine guns, dorsal turret (750 rpg = 1,500 total)

Usage in battles

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Radars

Main article: FuG 220

The Bf 110 G-4 is equipped with a FuG 220 search radar, located in the nose of the aircraft; a control box which is part of the radar damage model is located behind the pilot.

FuG 220 - Target Detection Radar
Maximum
Detection
Range
Guaranteed
Detection
Range
Max Azimuth
Scan Angle
Max Elevation
Scan Angle
5,000 m 5,000 m ±35° -55°/+20°

Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Not controllable Controllable
Auto control available
Controllable
Auto control available
Controllable
Auto control available
Separate Not controllable
1 gear
Not controllable

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Great variety of payload options
  • Very powerful armament
  • Has Schräge Musik cannons
  • Can carry powerful Wfr.Gr.21 rockets
  • Can carry the large SC1000L2
  • Has radar

Cons:

  • Not very manoeuvrable
  • Rockets are hard to aim (they fire in an upwards arc meaning you will have to fire them at ground targets while shallow diving)
  • Extra crew member means more weight than other Bf 110s

History

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Media

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See also

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External links


Bavarian Aircraft Corporation (BFW*)
Bf 109  Flegel's Bf 109 A · Bf 109 B-1 · Bf 109 E-1 · Bf 109 E-3 · Bf 109 E-4 · Bf 109 E-7/U2 · Bf 109 F-1 · Bf 109 F-2 · Bf 109 F-4 · Bf 109 F-4/trop · Bf 109 G-2/trop · Bf 109 G-6 · Bf 109 K-4 · Bf 109 G-10 · Bf 109 G-14 · Bf 109 Z
Bf 110  Bf 110 C-6 · Bf 110 C-7 · Bf 110 F-2 · Bf 110 G-2 · Bf 110 G-4
Me 410  Me 410 A-1 · Me 410 A-1/U2 · Me 410 A-1/U4 · Me 410 B-1 · Me 410 B-1/U2 · Me 410 B-2/U4 · Me 410 B-6/R3
Bombers  Me 264
Jet Fighters  Me 163 B · Me 163 B-0 · Me 262 A-1a · Me 262 A-1a/Jabo · Me 262 A-1a/U1 · Me 262 A-1/U4 · Me 262 A-2a · Me 262 C-1a · Me 262 C-2b
Export  ▅Bf 109 E-7 · ▄Bf 109 G-14/AS · ▄Bf 109 G-2 · Bf 109 G-2 · ▄Bf 110 G-4
Captured  ▃Bf 109 F-4
  * BFW was later renamed Messerschmitt Aktiengesellschaft (AG) on 11 July 1938. All aircraft currently in production at this time retained the designation Bf while those developed after this date had the designation Me.

Italy strike aircraft
  Ba.65 (K.14) L · Breda 88 (P.XI) · F.C.20 Bis · P.108A serie 2
  Ro.57 Quadriarma · SM.91 · SM.92
  Foreign:
Germany  ▄Bf 110 G-4 · Hs 129 B-2 (Romania)

Italy premium aircraft
Fighters  CR.32 bis · Marcolin's C.R.42 CN · Re.2001 gruppo 22 · IAR-81C · ▄Spitfire Mk Vb/trop · ▄Bf 109 G-2 · G.55S
Twin-engine fighters  ▄Bf 110 G-4 · Ro.57 Quadriarma
Jet fighters  G.91 R/4
Attackers  Hs 129 B-2 (Romania)