M.S.405C1

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M.S.405C1
ms_405c1.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
1.7/1.7/1.7BR
FighterClass
1 personCrew
2.0 tEmpty weight
2.5 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
9 800 mCeiling
sec15.8/15.8/15.0Turn Time
km/hStalling speed
Hispano-Suiza 12YcrsEngine
InlineType
waterCooling system
Speed of destruction
756 km/hStructural
320 km/hGear
Offensive armament
20 mm Hispano 404 cannonWeapon 1
60 roundsAmmunition
701 shots/minFire rate
2 х 7.5 mm MAC 1934 machine gunWeapon 2
600 roundsAmmunition
1 350 shots/minFire rate
Economy
4 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
2 100 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png980 / 1 239/870 / 1 100/260 / 328Repair
600 Sl icon.pngCrew training
2 100 Sl icon.pngExperts
40 Ge icon.pngAces
x 1.00 Rp icon.pngReward for battle

Description

GarageImage MS405C1.jpg


The M.S.405C1 is a Rank I French fighter with a battle rating of 1.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.75 "La Résistance". A pre-production version of the M.S.406C1, the M.S.405C1 is nearly identical to the succeeding aircraft while having a lower battle-rating.

General info

Flight Performance

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at 3,200 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
451 444 9,800 20.6 21.0 10.8 10.8 300
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at 3,200 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
499 475 9,800 18.3 19.4 19.6 13.5 300

Details

Features
Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X X X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
756 320  ??? ~?? ~?
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)

Armaments

Offensive armament

The M.S.405C1 is armed with:

  • 1 x 20 mm Hispano 404 cannon (60 rpg = 60 total)
  • 2 x 7.5 mm MAC 1934 machine guns (300 rpg = 600 total)

The Hispano 404 is nose mounted, firing out of the prop spinner while the two MAC 1934 are wing mounted. If fired at the same time, the cannon will run out of ammunition before the machine guns will.


Usage in battles

The M.S.405C1 is a respectable low rank monoplane that primarily suffers from a low ammo count for its armament, with only 60 rounds for its nose mounted 20 mm cannon and 300 rounds per gun for its two wing mounted rifle-calibre machine guns. This means that while it is a good turner, players flying the M.S.405C1 should engage in turn fights in arcade battles sparingly and with allies nearby, as it will need to disengage frequently to reload. Stick to high altitudes and prey on bombers or dive on unsuspecting fighters, especially reserve aircraft and biplanes which are a common sight at this BR and offer little resistance against the Hispano 404 cannon.

Players flying the M.S.405C1 should be on the lookout for and take care in engaging faster monoplanes such as the Bf 109 E-1, which can handily out-climb the M.S.405C1 and also has significantly higher ammo capacities for its guns.

Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Not controllable Controllable
Automatic pitch
Controllable Not controllable Combined Controllable Not controllable

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair, Radiator Offensive 7 mm
II Compressor Airframe New 7 mm MGs
III Wing Repair, Engine Offensive 20 mm
IV Engine Injection Cover New 20 mm Cannons

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Can fight against reserve planes, which are easy pickings for its nose mounted cannon
  • Provides players with good first experience for the M.S. line
  • Virtually identical to the succeeding M.S.406C1 for an easy transition
  • Very sturdy structure, can sustain 700 km/h IAS in a dive
  • Good turn fighter among monoplanes at its rank

Cons:

  • Both the cannon and the 7.5 mm machine guns have very low ammo count
  • The wing mounted 7.5 mm machine guns are lousy once the cannon is depleted
  • No armour or self-sealing fuel tanks
  • No combat flaps, only landing flaps


History

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Media

War Thunder Changelog #782 - M.S.405C1

See also

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France fighters
Dewoitine  D.371 · D.371 H.S.9 · D.373 · D.500 · D.501 · Pallier's D.510 · D.520
Morane-Saulnier  M.S.405C1 · M.S.406C1 · M.S.410
Arsenal  V.G.33C-1
Bloch  M.B.157
Caudron  C.R.714
Twin-engine  Potez 630 · Potez 631 · S.O.8000 Narval
American  H-75A-1 · H-75A-4 · ▄F6F-5 Hellcat · ▄F6F-5N · ▄P-63C-5 Kingcobra · F4U-7 Corsair · ▄F8F-1B Bearcat
Other countries  ▄Yak-3 · Challe's ▄Yak-9T · NC.900