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The F-100D is a Rank VI American jet fighter with a battle rating of 9.7 (AB/SB) and 10.0 (RB). It was introduced in Update 1.85 "Supersonic" and was one of the first three jets to feature guided air-to-air missiles, the other two being the MiG-19PT and the Javelin F.(A.W.) Mk.9. The F-100D is the top-rank aircraft in the American fighter line-up.
| Max Speed
(km/h at 10668 m)
| Max altitude
| Turn time
| Rate of climb
| Max Speed
(km/h at 10,668 m)
|Max altitude (meters)||Turn time (seconds)|| Rate of climb
|Take-off run (meters)|
|Combat flap||Take-off flap||Landing flap||Air brakes||Arrestor gear|
| Wing-break speed
| Gear limit
| Combat flap
|Max Static G|
|< 640||< 540||< 610||> 300|
|Optimal altitude||100% Engine power||WEP Engine power|
|0 m||4205 kgf||No WEP available|
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
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Usage in the battles
Manual Engine Control
|Jet engines do not have controllable parts|
Pros and cons
- Excellent guns that have both high muzzle velocity, ROF, plenty of ammo (200 rpg), and pack a good punch with HE shells.
- Can carry a wide array of suspended armaments of bombs, rockets and missiles.
- Fast and outaccelerates both mig-15 and mig 17's
- Thoroughly unmanuverable, and does absolutely not lend itself to traditional turning dogfights.
- Suffers from severe lockup past the Mach 1 mark.
- Bleeds a lot of energy when trying to turn around at high speed.
- While fast, is still significantly slower in top speed and acceleration than the mig-19PT
- Doesn't do direct-fire CAS well, since at high speeds target acquistion is difficult, and at lower speeds the plane is too unmanuverable and easy pickings for AA.
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|USA jet aircraft|
|F-4||F-4C Phantom II|
|F-80||F-80A-5 Shooting Star · F-80C-10 Shooting Star|
|F-84||F-84B-26 Thunderjet · F-84G-21-RE|
|F-86||F-86A-5 Sabre · F-86F-25 Sabre · F-86F-2 Sabre · F-86F-35 Sabre|
|F-89||F-89B · F-89D|
|F9F||F9F-2 Panther · F9F-5 Panther · F9F-8 Cougar|
|Other||P-59A · F3D-1 · F2H-2 Banshee · FJ-4B · FJ-4B VMF-232 · F-100D|
|B-57||B-57A Canberra · B-57B Canberra|