SB2C-1c

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SB2C-1c Helldiver
sb2c_1c.png
Cockpit
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
3.0/3.3/3.3BR
2 peopleCrew
5.2 tEmpty weight
6.8 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
7 700 mCeiling
sec24.4/24.4/23.0Turn Time
km/hStalling speed
Wright R-2600-8Engine
RadialType
airCooling system
Speed of destruction
656 km/hStructural
333 km/hGear
Offensive armament
2 х 20 mm AN/M2 cannonWeapon 1
400 roundsAmmunition
600 shots/minFire rate
Defensive armament
2 х 7.62 mm Browning machine gunTurret
4 000 roundsAmmunition
1 000 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
2 х 250 lb AN-M57 bombSetup 1
1 х Mk.13 torpedo (2216 lbs)Setup 2
1 х Mk.13/44 torpedo (2216 lbs)Setup 3
2 х 500 lb AN-M64A1 bombSetup 4
1 х 1000 lb AN-M65A1 bombSetup 5
Economy
11 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
38 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png1 376 / 1 740/2 943 / 3 722/920 / 1 163Repair
11 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
38 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
250 Ge icon.pngAces
x 1.24 Rp icon.pngReward for battle
This page is about the American naval bomber SB2C-1c. For other uses, see SB2 (Family).

Description

GarageImage SB2C-1c.jpg


The SB2C-1c Helldiver is a rank III American naval dive-bomber with a battle rating of 3.3 (AB/RB) and 3.0 (SB). This aircraft was introduced in Update 1.51 "Cold Steel".

General info

Flight Performance

Describe how the aircraft behaves in the air. Speed, manoeuvrability, acceleration and allowable loads - these are the most important characteristics of the vehicle.

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ?  ? 7 700  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ???
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ?  ? 7 700  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ???

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
+ -
656 333  ??? ~?? ~?
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

Examine the survivability of the aircraft. Note how vulnerable the structure is and how secure the pilot is, whether the fuel tanks are armoured, etc. Describe the armour, if there is any, and also mention the vulnerability of other critical aircraft systems.

Armaments

Offensive armament

Main article: AN/M2 (20 mm)

The SB2C-1c is armed with:

  • 2 х 20 mm AN/M2 cannons, wing-mounted (200 rpg = 400 total)

Suspended armament

The SB2C-1c can be outfitted with the following ordinance:

  • 2 х 250 lb AN-M57 bombs
  • 1 х 2216 lb Mk.13 torpedo
  • 1 х 2216 lb Mk.13/44 torpedo
  • 2 х 500 lb AN-M64A1 bombs
  • 1 х 1000 lb AN-M65A1 bomb

Defensive armament

Main article: Browning (7.62 mm)

The SB2C-1c is defended by:

  • 2 х 7.62 mm Browning machine guns, dorsal turret (2,000 rpg = 4,000 total)

Usage in battles

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Manual Engine Control

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

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator Turret 7 mm ITC mk.III
II Compressor Airframe Offensive 20 mm Improved torpedo
III Wings Repair Engine New 7 mm MGs (turret) SBC mk.I
IV Engine Injection Cover New 20 mm cannons MBC mk.I

Pros and cons

Summarize and briefly evaluate the vehicle in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark its pros and cons in the bulleted list. Try not to use more than 6 points for each of the characteristics. Avoid using categorical definitions such as "bad", "good" and the like - use substitutions with softer forms such as "inadequate" and "effective".

Pros:

Cons:

History

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Media

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See also

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  • reference to the series of the aircraft;
  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

External links

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  • topic on the official game forum;
  • encyclopedia page on the aircraft;
  • other literature.


USA bombers
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Torpedo  TBD-1 Devastator · PBY-5 Catalina · PBY-5a Catalina · TBF-1C Avenger · BTD-1 Destroyer
Medium  B-10B · B-18A · B-34 · PV-2D Harpoon · B-25J-1 Mitchell · B-25J-20 Mitchell · A-26C-45 Invader · A-26C-45DT
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