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Ba.65 (K.14) L
General characteristics
2 peopleCrew
3.6 tTake-off weight
1.08 kg/sBurst mass
Flight characteristics
9 800 mCeiling
Isotta Fraschini K-14fcEngine
airCooling system
Speed of destruction
590 km/hStructural
590 km/hGear
Offensive armament
2 x 12.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine gunWeapon 1
700 roundsAmmunition
701 shots/minFire rate
2 x 7.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine gunWeapon 2
1 000 roundsAmmunition
900 shots/minFire rate
Defensive armament
7.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine gunTurret
500 roundsAmmunition
900 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
4 x 50 kg GP 50 bombSetup 1
2 x 100 kg GP 100 bombSetup 2
2 900 Rp icon.pngResearch
700 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png180 / 226/150 / 188/130 / 163Repair
200 Sl icon.pngCrew training
1 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
20 Ge icon.pngAces
100 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
90 % Sl icon.png40 % Sl icon.png10 % Sl icon.png


GarageImage Ba.65 K.14 L.jpg

The Ba.65 (K.14) L is a Rank I Italian bomber with a battle rating of 1.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.69 "Regia Aeronautica".

The Breda Ba.65 (K.14)L as a ground attacker of with a battle rating of 1.3 (AB/RB/SB) (Reserve) does its job with little to no problem due to its high ammo count and the fact that it gets an air spawn in realistic battle (which makes up for the slow speed and that the plane suffers from). In realistic, most of the time you will be flying against Russian planes, or in some cases depending on the map the Americans and British. Your tail gunner, which is armed with a 7.7 mm machine gun, will do medium to high amounts of damage if armed with Universal belts as the 7.7 mm machine gun gets more dangerous the closer the enemy gets. If you get a chance at a head on, go for it because you will most likely win 4 out of 5 head-ons with this plane.

The Ba.65 is one of the few reserve aircraft with flaps. You can use it to slow down during a strafing run to put more rounds into the target. Also, if you've mapped different keys for small caliber and large caliber guns, the 7.7 mm machine guns will be recognized as small caliber and the 12.7 mm machine guns will be recognized as large caliber. So you'll have to press both keys in order to bring your full firepower to bear. As for payloads, the 4 x 50 kg bombs are much more useful against the light ground targets you will see at this battle rating.

General info

Flight Performance

Max Speed
(km/h at 5,600 m)
Max altitude
Turn time
Rate of climb
Take-off run
477 465 9,800 29.9 30.9 5.9 5.7 730
Max Speed
(km/h at 5,600 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
Take-off run (meters)
501 490 9,800 28.2 29.0 9.4 7.6 730


Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
Wing-break speed
Gear limit
Combat flap
Max Static G
+ -
 ???  ???  ??? ~?? ~?
Optimal velocities
< ??? < ??? < ??? > ???
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)
  • More fuel tanks located in wings near fuselage


Offensive armament

The Ba.65 (K.14) L is armed with:

  • 2 x 12.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns, wing-mounted (350 rpg = 700 total)
  • 2 x 7.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns, wing-mounted (500 rpg = 1,000 total)

Suspended armament

      Main article: Bombs

The Ba.65 (K.14) L can be outfitted with the following ordinance:

  • 4 x 50 kg GP 50 bombs (200 kg total)
  • 2 x 100 kg GP 100 bombs (200 kg total)

Defensive armament

The Ba.65 (K.14) L is defended by:

  • 1 x 7.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine gun, dorsal turret (500 rpg)

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


Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator Offensive 7 mm MCGP50
II Compressor Airframe New 7 mm MGs Turret 7 mm
III Wings Repair Engine Offensive 12 mm MCSAP100
IV Engine Injection Cover New 12 mm MGs New 7 mm MGs (Turret)

Pros and cons


  • Insane armament count, capable of downing planes in a few seconds
  • Protected from most threats by the rear turret
  • Decent energy retention which should be enough to get some players off you


  • Slow speeds and slow acceleration of aircraft
  • Inferior turn rate than most biplanes
  • Catches fire easily
  • No armour or pilot protection
  • Low survivability.


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Read also

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Italy attackers
Ba.65 (K.14) L · Breda 88 (P.XI) · Hs 129 B-2 (Romania) · P.108A serie 2 · SM.91 · SM.92