F4F-4

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F4F-4 Wildcat
f4f-4.png
Cockpit
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
3.0/2.7/3.0BR
1 personCrew
3.0 tEmpty weight
3.8 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
8 500 mCeiling
sec20.0/20.0/19.9Turn Time
79 km/hStalling speed
Pratt & Whitney R-1830-86Engine
RadialType
airCooling system
Speed of destruction
826 km/hStructural
320 km/hGear
Offensive armament
6 х 12.7 mm M2 Browning machine gunWeapon 1
1 440 roundsAmmunition
750 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
2 х 100 lb AN-M30A1 bombSetup 1
Economy
9 200 Rp icon.pngResearch
22 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png2 744 / 3 443/2 979 / 3 738/740 / 928Repair
6 300 Sl icon.pngCrew training
22 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
180 Ge icon.pngAces
x 1.18 Rp icon.pngReward for battle
Msg-info.png This page is about the aircraft F4F-4. For other uses, see F4F (Disambiguation)

Description

GarageImage F4F-4.jpg


The F4F-4 Wildcat is a Rank II American fighter with a battle rating of 3.0 (AB/SB) and 2.7 (RB).

General info

Flight Performance

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at 5,600 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
494 481 8 500 21.3 21.8 11.6 11.6 258
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at 5,600 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
539 517 8 500 18.6 19.9 19.3 14 258

Details

Features
Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X X X X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
826 320  ??? ~?? ~?
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< ??? < ??? < ??? > ???
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
 ?,??? m  ??? hp  ?,??? hp

Survivability and armour

  • No armour plating
  • No armour glazing
  • Critical components located at front of aircraft (fuel, pilot, engine, controls)
  • More fuel tanks located in wings near fuselage

Armaments

Offensive armament

Usage in battles

Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Controllable Not controllable Not controllable Not controllable Separate Not ontrollable Not controllable

Modules

For firepower modules, outside of upgrades for the machine guns, the unlock of the module Mk.41 will allow the F4F-4 to mount two 100 lb AN-M30A1 bombs.

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator Offensive 12 mm
II Compressor Airframe MK.41
III Wings Repair Engine New 12 mm MGs
IV Engine Injection Cover

Pros and cons

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History

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Media

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See also

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