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F.C.20 Bis
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The F.C.20 Bis is a rank II Italian attacker with a battle rating of 2.0 (AB) and 2.3 (RB/SB). It was introduced in Update "New Power".

General info

Flight performance

Characteristics Max Speed
(km/h at 3,700 m)
Max altitude
Turn time
Rate of climb
Take-off run
Stock 425 410 7500 26.0 27.2 4.8 4.6 600
Upgraded 456 439 24.1 25.0 8.1 6.4


Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear
Wings (km/h) Gear (km/h) Flaps (km/h) Max Static G
Combat Take-off Landing + -
720 280 N/A 320 260 ~9 ~5
Optimal velocities (km/h)
Ailerons Rudder Elevators Radiator
< 280 < 280 < 410 > 250

Survivability and armour

  • 8mm of steel in the nose in front of the pilot
  • 8mm of steel in the floor of the cockpit
  • 8mm of steel of the pilot seat
  • 8mm of steel in rear fuselage
  • 38mm bulletproof glass in front of pilot
  • Self-sealing fuel tanks (2 in each wing)


Offensive armament

The F.C.20 Bis is armed with:

  • 1 x 37 mm Breda Model 39 37/45 cannon, nose-mounted (42 rpg)
  • 2 x 12.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns, wing-mounted (350 rpg = 700 total)

Suspended armament

The F.C.20 Bis can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • Without load
  • 2 x 50 kg GP 50 bombs (100 kg total)
  • 2 x 100 kg GP 100 bombs (200 kg total)
  • 2 x 100 kg SAP 100 bombs (200 kg total)
  • 2 x 160 kg A.P 160 bombs (320 kg total)

Defensive armament

Main article: Scotti (12.7 mm)

The F.C.20 Bis is defended by:

  • 1 x 12.7 mm Scotti machine gun, turret (650 rpg)

Usage in battles

The F.C.20 Bis isn't great fighting against other planes, but if you attack a unaware enemy when you have the opportunity, take advange of the 37mm cannon with HE rounds to take out the objective quikly and run out of the scene. When attacking ground targets use APHE rounds with 37mm cannon to pen the roof of heavy armored targets or destroy the light armored ones, the 160kg bombs are decent at taking out enemies

Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Controllable Controllable
Not auto controlled
Not auto controlled
Not auto controlled
Separate Not controllable
1 gear
Not controllable


Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage repair Radiator Offensive 12 mm MCGP50
II Compressor Airframe New 12 mm MGs Offensive 37 mm MCSAP100
III Wings repair Engine Turret 12 mm A.P 160
IV Cover New 12 mm MGs (turret) New 37 mm cannons

Pros and cons


  • Good ground attack capabilities
    • Has a quick firing 37 mm (with 49 mm AP penetration)
  • Payloads can serve a variety of different purposes
  • Defensive turret has a 180° turn radius, covering a wide range


  • Mediocre climb rate
  • Heavy plane
  • Weak engines
  • Catches fire easily
  • Rather underwhelming defensive armament
  • Loses a lot of speed in turns
  • Not very fast for its BR


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See also

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

External links

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Italy strike aircraft
  Ba.65 (K.14) L · Breda 88 (P.XI) · F.C.20 Bis · P.108A serie 2
  Ro.57 Quadriarma · SM.91 · SM.92
Germany  ▄Bf 110 G-4 · Hs 129 B-2 (Romania)