Flam C 500 incendiary

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Write an introduction to the article in 2-3 small paragraphs. Briefly tell us about the history of the development and combat using the weaponry and also about its features. Compile a list of air, ground, or naval vehicles that feature this weapon system in the game.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon
Fw 190  Fw 190 A-5/U2 · Fw 190 D-9 · Fw 190 D-12 · Fw 190 D-13
Strike aircraft  Fw 190 F-8
Bf 110  Bf 110 C-7 · Bf 110 F-2 · Bf 110 G-2 · Bf 110 G-4 · ◐Bf 110 G-4
Bombers  He 177 A-5
Do 217  Do 217 E-2 · Do 217 E-4 · Do 217 K-1 · Do 217 M-1
Ju 87  Ju 87 B-2 · Ju 87 R-2 · Ju 87 R-2 Libya · Ju 87 D-3 · Ju 87 D-5
Ju 88  Ju 88 A-1 · Ju 88 A-4 · ▄Ju 88 A-4 · Ju 188 A-2 · Ju 288 C

General info

Bomb characteristics
Mass 225 kg
Explosive mass 157 kg
Explosive type FP 02

Effective damage

The Flam C 500 produces a trail of fire on the ground damaging everything that comes in contact with the flames. The radius can vary although it is fairly large in a line. In comparison, it is larger than the Flam C 250. Unlike conventional bombs, the targeted area will keep receiving damage as long as the flames are burning.

Comparison with analogues

Give a comparative description of incendiary bombs that have firepower equal to this weapon.

Usage in battles

The Flam C 500 can be used to destroy bases or other ground targets. They are recommended to be used on a concentration of targets or a column of vehicles since the flames produced will damage vehicles driving through them. When flying a Ju 87 D-5, 2 bombs are enough to destroy a ground base with the overall extended burn time. However, 3 bombs will destroy it nearly immediately. The number of bombs required to destroy a base will vary depending on the vehicle's BR.

Pros and cons


  • Large damage area for bomb mass
  • Very effective against open-topped and non-armoured vehicles


  • Useless when attacking enclosed/armoured vehicles


Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of the weapon in more detail than in the introduction. If the historical reference turns out to be too long, take it to a separate article, taking a link to the article about the weapon and adding a block "/History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(Weapon-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <ref></ref>, as well as adding them at the end of the article with <references />.


Excellent additions to the article would be video guides, screenshots from the game, and photos.

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 article about the variant of the weapon;
  • references to approximate analogues by other nations and research trees.

External links

Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

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

Incendiary bombs
USA  BLU-1 · BLU-27/B · Mk 77 mod 2 · Mk 77 mod 4 · Mk 78 · Mk 79 Mod 1
Germany  FeBb Napalmbombe · Flam C 250 · Flam C 500
USSR  ZAB-50FP · ZB-360 · ZB-500
Britain  Mk 77 Mod 0
China  M116A2
Italy  Aerea 559G1
France  M116A2 · Mk 78 · SECAN 63
Sweden  Brandbomb m/58
Israel  Mk.2