Walrus Mk.I

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Walrus Mk.I
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Walrus Mk.I
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Description

The Walrus Mk.I is a gift rank I British bomber with a battle rating of 1.3 (AB/SB) and 1.0 (RB). It was introduced in Update "Winged Lions" as a ship-launched reconnaissance aircraft.

Ships that carry the Walrus

General info

Flight performance

Max speed
at 4 000 m412 km/h
Turn time17 s
Max altitude9 200 m
EngineRolls-Royce Kestrel VFP
TypeRadial
Cooling systemAir
Take-off weight3 t

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

Characteristics Max Speed
(km/h at _,___ m)
Max altitude
(metres)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(metres/second)
Take-off run
(metres)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
Stock ___ ___ 9200 __._ __._ __._ __._ ___
Upgraded ___ ___ __._ __._ __._ __._

Details

Features
Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear
_ _ _ _ _
Limits
Wings (km/h) Gear (km/h) Flaps (km/h) Max Static G
Combat Take-off Landing + -
0 450 ___ ___ ___ ~__ ~__
Optimal velocities (km/h)
Ailerons Rudder Elevators Radiator
< ___ < ___ < ___ > ___

Survivability and armour

Crew3 people
Speed of destruction
Structural0 km/h
Gear450 km/h

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

Suspended armament

List of setups (1)
Setup 14 x G.P. 250 lb Mk.IV bomb
Main article: G.P. Mk.IV (250 lb)

The Walrus Mk.I can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • 4 x 250 lb G.P. Mk.IV bombs (1,000 lb total)

Defensive armament

2 х Turret7.7 mm Lewis machine gun
Ammunition485 rounds
Fire rate551 shots/min
Main article: Lewis (7.7 mm)

The Walrus Mk.I is defended by:

  • 1 x 7.7 mm Lewis machine gun, nose turret (485 rpg)
  • 1 x 7.7 mm Lewis machine gun, dorsal turret (485 rpg)

Usage in battles

Describe the tactics of playing in the aircraft, the features of using aircraft in a team and advice on tactics. Refrain from creating a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view, but instead, give the reader food for thought. Examine the most dangerous enemies and give recommendations on fighting them. If necessary, note the specifics of the game in different modes (AB, RB, SB).

Pros and cons

Summarise 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

Videos

See also

Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example:

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

External links

Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

  • topic on the official game forum;
  • other literature.


Ship-launched reconnaissance aircraft
USA  OS2U-1* · SOC-1
Germany  Ar 196 A-3*
USSR  KOR-1
Britain  Osprey Mk IV · Walrus Mk.I
Japan  E7K2 · E8N2 · E13A1
Italy  Ro.43
  *Available standalone in tech tree