Hudson Mk V (Great Britain)
6 x 100 lb AN-M30A1 bombSetup 1
6 x 100 lb AN-M30A1 bomb
8 x AP Mk I rocketsSetup 3
|This page is about the British bomber Hudson Mk V (Great Britain). For other version, see A-29.|
The ▄Hudson Mk V is a Rank II premium British bomber with a battle rating of 2.3 (AB) and 2.0 (RB/SB). This aircraft was introduced in Update 1.63 "Desert Hunters" and costs 700 Golden Eagles.
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(km/h at 1,981 m)
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| Rate of climb
| Max Speed
(km/h at 1,981 m)
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Survivability and armour
- No armour plating
- No armour glazing
- Critical components located in the front and wings of aircraft (fuel, pilot, engine, controls)
The Hudson Mk V (Great Britain) is armed with:
- 2 x 7.7 mm Browning machine guns, nose-mounted (500 rpg = 1,000 total)
The Hudson Mk V (Great Britain) can be outfitted with the following ordinance"
- 4 x 250 lb AN-M57 bombs + 6 x 100 lb AN-M30A1 bombs
- 8 x AP Mk I rockets
- 8 x AP Mk I rockets + 4 x 250 lb AN-M57 bombs + 6 x 100 lb AN-M30A1 bombs
The Hudson Mk V (Great Britain) is defended by:
- 2 x 7.7 mm Browning machine guns, dorsal turret (1,000 rpg = 2,000 total)
- 1 x 7.7 mm Vickers K machine gun, ventral turret (500 rpg)
Usage in the battles
Manual Engine Control
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Pros and cons
- Good field of fire for dorsal turret.
- Can carry 8 rockets in addition to the internal bomb bay.
- Internal bombay can accommodate 4x 250lb bombs and 6x 100lb bombs.
- Can fly on one engine.
- Forward-firing fixed guns means the ability to strafe soft targets (e.g.: unarmoured vehicled, artillery, AAA, etc.).
- Very fast for a bomber.
- Low amount of gunners means vulnerable if they're knocked out.
- Controls lock quickly in a steep dive (MA tested).
- Flaps tear off easily above 330km/h.
- Only two fixed forward-firing guns.
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