Su-6 (AM-42)

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Su-6 (AM-42)
su-6_am42.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
5.0/5.0/5.0BR
2 peopleCrew
4.5 tEmpty weight
6.2 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
6 000 mCeiling
sec27.2/27.2/26.0Turn Time
183 km/hStalling speed
Mikulin AM-42Engine
InlineType
waterCooling system
Speed of destruction
680 km/hStructural
330 km/hGear
Offensive armament
2 х 37 mm NS-37 cannonWeapon 1
90 roundsAmmunition
260 shots/minFire rate
2 х 7.62 mm ShKAS machine gunWeapon 2
1 500 roundsAmmunition
1 800 shots/minFire rate
Defensive armament
12.7 mm Berezin UB machine gunTurret
196 roundsAmmunition
1 027 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
16 х 25 kg AO-25M-1 bombSetup 1
6 х 50 kg FAB-50 (forged) bombSetup 2
4 х 100 kg FAB-100 (forged) bombSetup 3
6 х 100 kg FAB-100 (forged) bombSetup 4
2 х 250 kg FAB-250M43 bombSetup 5
6 х 50 kg FAB-50 (forged) bomb
10 х RS-82 rockets
Setup 6
6 х 50 kg FAB-50 (forged) bomb
10 х RBS-82 rockets
Setup 7
16 х 25 kg AO-25M-1 bomb
10 х RS-82 rockets
Setup 8
16 х 25 kg AO-25M-1 bomb
10 х RBS-82 rockets
Setup 9
10 х RS-132 rocketsSetup 10
10 х RBS-132 rocketsSetup 11
Economy
46 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
150 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png2 380 / 3 146/3 230 / 4 270/1 970 / 2 604Repair
43 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
150 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
820 Ge icon.pngAces
x 1.60 Rp icon.pngReward for battle
Msg-info.png This page is about the aircraft Su-6 (AM-42). For the version with a M-71F engine, see Su-6 (M-71F)

Description

The Su-6 (AM-42) in the garage


The Su-6 (AM-42) is a Rank IV Russian attacker with a battle rating of 5.0 (AB/RB/SB). This aircraft was introduced in Update 1.71 "New E.R.A".

General info

Flight Performance

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
 ?  ? 6 000  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ???
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
 ?  ? 6 000  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ???

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
+ -
680 330  ??? ~?? ~?
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 the front of aircraft (fuel, pilot, engine, controls)
  • More fuel tanks located in wings near the fuselage

Armaments

Offensive armament

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Usage in the 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

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator
II Compressor Airframe
III Wings Repair Engine
IV Engine Injection Cover

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Well armored
  • Powerful canons with great penetration and ammo reserves
  • Fairly agile despite its weight
  • Gunner is very well protected
  • Good payload options, including 10 x RS/RBS-132 rockets

Cons:

  • Gunner has restrictive firing angles
  • Canons are hard to use in air to air
  • Rough stock grind
  • Defensive armament doesn't keep up with the opposition offensive armament


History

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Media

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Read also

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Sources

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