Me 410 B-2/U4

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Me 410 B-2/U4
me-410b-2_u4.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
4.7/4.3/3.7BR
2 peopleCrew
7.5 tEmpty weight
10.7 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
10 250 mCeiling
sec31.8/31.8/30.7Turn Time
189 km/hStalling speed
2 х Daimler-Benz DB-603AEngine
InlineType
waterCooling system
Speed of destruction
750 km/hStructural
350 km/hGear
Offensive armament
50 mm BK 5 cannonWeapon 1
22 roundsAmmunition
45 shots/minFire rate
2 х 20 mm MG 151 cannonWeapon 2
700 roundsAmmunition
750 shots/minFire rate
Defensive armament
13 mm MG 131 machine gun2 х Turret
500 roundsAmmunition
900 shots/minFire rate
Economy
70 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
230 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png3 440 / 4 554/3 555 / 4 706/1 800 / 2 383Repair
65 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
230 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
820 Ge icon.pngAces
x 1.60 Rp icon.pngReward for battle
This page is about the German twin-engine fighter Me 410 B-2/U4. For other uses, see Me 410 (Family).

Description

GarageImage Me 410 B-2 U4.jpg


The Me 410 B-2/U4 is a rank IV German twin-engine fighter with a battle rating of 3.7 (AB), 4.3 (RB), and 4.7 (SB). This twin-engine fighter has been the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.29.

General info

The Me 410's instrument panel.

Flight Performance

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Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at 6,750 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
577 562 10 250 31.2 31.2 7.9 7.9 520
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at 6,750 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ?  ? 10 250  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.? 520

Details

Features
Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
750 350 480 ~9 ~3
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< 360 < 360 < 460 > 265
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
5,750 m 3,120 hp 3,551 hp

Survivability and armour

  • 8 mm Steel - Nose armor
  • 60 mm Bulletproof Glass
  • 12 mm Steel - Headrest
  • 8 mm Steel - Cockpit mid plate
  • 8 mm Steel - Rear gunner plate
  • 9 mm Steel - Rear boom armor plate
  • 9 mm Steel - Liquid cooling protective armor
  • 5 mm Steel - Wing leading edge armor
  • 8 mm Steel - Engine nacelle fore and aft plates

Armaments

Offensive armament

The Me 410 B-2/U4 is armed with:

  • 1 x 50 mm BK 5 cannon, nose-mounted (22 rpg)
  • 2 x 20 mm MG 151/20 cannons, nose-mounted (350 rpg = 700 total)

Defensive armament

Main article: MG 131 (13 mm)

The Me 410 B-2/U4 is defended by:

  • 1 x 13 mm MG 131, fuselage side-turret (500 rpg)
  • 1 x 13 mm MG 131, fuselage side-turret (500 rpg)

Usage in battles

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Manual Engine Control

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

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator Turret 13 mm
II Compressor Airframe New 13 mm MGs (turret) Offensive 50 mm
III Wings Repair Engine Offensive 20 mm
IV Engine Injection Cover New 20 mm Cannons New 50 mm Cannons

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Well protected nose and pilot
  • 50mm gun is capable of destroying heavy tanks(AP belt) and any kind of planes with a single shot(Air targets belt)
  • Very accurate 50mm gun, if used properly
  • Good climbing rate and starting possition, suitable for ground attack or interecepting bombers
  • 2x13mm turret cover huge vertical angle
  • Good in steep dives, has air brakes
  • Can fly with one engine

Cons:

  • Big plane, perfect target for enemy fighters
  • Fighting other planes is requiring good aiming skills
  • Can't rely much on AI gunner, no good armor
  • Very slow turning speed
  • 600km/h at 6750m is good, but in reality you'll be queal or slower than Su-6 at lower heights
  • No additional armaments, inexpirienced pilot can waste 22 shots pretty quick

History

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Media

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See also

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External links

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Germany twin-engine fighters
Messerschmitt  Bf 110 C-7 · Bf 110 F-2 · Bf 110 G-2 · Bf 109 Z
  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
Heinkel  He 219 A-7
Dornier  Do 17 Z-7 · Do 217 J-1 · Do 217 J-2 · Do 217 N-1 · Do 217 N-2
  Do 335 A-0 · Do 335 A-1 · Do 335 B-2
Focke-Wulf  Ta 154 A-1
Junkers  Ju 88 C-6