Fw 190 C
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The Fw 190 C is a Rank IV gift German fighter with a battle rating of 5.3 (AB) and 5.0 (RB/SB). A coupon for the vehicle could be obtained during the 2018 Festive Quest for ten Christmas toys for pilots earned during the event. This variant receives a high altitude supercharger meaning it will exceed in performance at higher altitudes, this is complimented by its decent climb rate. But this plane sacrifices 2 wing mounted cannons for enhanced flight capability.
This aircraft functions basically with similarity to the Fw-190 A-8 in terms of flight characteristics. The aircraft can turn reasonably well at most speeds, having turning capabilities akin to that of the 1st 190 in the tech tree. This fighter also climbs quite well, around 15.6 m/s (RB/SB) which is around average for the BR range it sits in.
| Max Speed
(km/h at 11,000 m)
| Max altitude
| Turn time
| Rate of climb
| Max Speed
(km/h at 11,000 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|
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|Optimal altitude||100% Engine power||WEP Engine power|
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Survivability and armour
This plane is not suited for turnfights, but rather excels at energy fighting, regardless of its reasonably low mass, and so will not last long in the aformantioned fighting technique. The front glass plate of the cockpit sits at 57mm thick, whilst the pilot is protected from the rear by 2 plates, 8mm and 12mm thick respectively. The engine is prone to damage in head on's and strafes due to the lack of armour protection around the engine cowling.
The Fw-190 C receives 2 MG/151 20mm cannons mounted in the inner wings behind the propeller, and 2 MG17 7.92mm machine guns mounted in the nose, the standard for German aircraft at this point in the tree. The 20mms get 500 rounds of ammo with their respective belts making them considerably deadly and optimal for longer battles. The MG17s get 1800 rounds of ammo but do lesser amounts of damage, best used in combination with the 20mms, but can be used to effectively peck damage lighter aircraft.
Usage in battles
Because the Fuel tank is positioned behind the pilot, it is advised to bring more fuel to move the centre of gravity backwards making the elevator more responsive.
Manual Engine Control
|Controllable||Not controllable||Not controllable||Not controllable||Separate||Not controllable||Not controllable|
|I||Fuselage Repair||Radiator||Offensive 7mm|
|III||Wings Repair||Engine||New 7mm MGs|
|IV||Engine Injection||Cover||New 20mm cannons|
Pros and cons
- Exceptional climb rate
- Main armament is deadly, and receives a vast quantity of ammunition for prolonged engagements
- Decent turner, can out-turn some fighters it comes up against, but will suffer in turnfights
- Supercharger gives great acceleration and performance at high altitudes
- Premium bonus
- Cannot sustain in prolonged turnfights
- Lacks sufficient armour protection, both frontally and from the rear
- Susceptible to fires when fired at by .50 cal rounds from tracer belts in particular
- Even its climb rate can be exceeded by some opponents in an uptier and even downtier.
- Is outperformed by the Dora series of 190
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|He 51||He 51 A-1 · He 51 B-1 · He 51 B-2 /Hydroplane · He 51 C-1 · He 51 C-1 /Late|
|He 100||He 100 D-1|
|He 112||He 112 V-5 · He 112 A-0 · He 112 B-0 · He 112 B-1/U2 · He 112 B-2/U2|
|Bf 109 (Jumo)||Flegel's Bf 109 A · Bf 109 B-1 Late|
|Bf 109 (early DB)||Bf 109 E-1 · Bf 109 E-3 · Bf 109 E-4 · Bf 109 E-7/U2|
|Bf 109 (late DB)||Bf 109 F-1 · Bf 109 F-2 · Bf 109 F-4 · Bf 109 F-4/trop · Bf 109 G-2/trop · Bf 109 G-2 · Bf 109 G-6 · Bf 109 G-10 · Bf 109 G-14 · Bf 109 K-4|
|Fw 190 (early)||Fw 190 A-1 · Fw 190 A-4 · Fw 190 A-5 · Fw 190 A-5/U12 · Fw 190 A-5/U2 · Fw 190 A-8 · Fw 190 C|
|Fw 190 (late)||Fw 190 F-8 · Fw 190 D-9 · Fw 190 D-12 · Fw 190 D-13|
|Ta 152||Ta 152 H-1 · Ta 152 C-3|
|Britain||▀Tempest Mk V|
|Italy||▀CR.42 Falco · ▀Marcolin's C.R.42 CN · ▀G.50 Freccia serie 2 · ▀G.50 Freccia AS serie 7 · ▀C.200 Saetta serie 3 · ▀C.200 Saetta serie 7 · ▀C.202 Folgore|
|USSR||▀Yak-1B · ▀La-5FN|
|Germany premium aircraft|
|Rank I||He 51 B-2 /Hydroplane · ▀Marcolin's C.R.42 CN · He 112 B-1/U2 · He 112 B-2/U2 · Fw 189 A-1 · Flegel's Bf 109 A|
|Rank II||▀IL-2 (1942) · ▀Wellington Mk Ic · Bf 109 E-7/U2 · ▀Yak-1B · BV 238 · Bf 110 C-6|
|Rank III||Bf 109 G-2 · ▀P-47D Thunderbolt · Hs 129 B-2 (Romanian Air Force) · ▀La-5FN · Ta 154 A-1|
|Rank IV||He 219 A-7 · Bf 109 Z · Fw 190 D-13 · Do 335 B-2 · ▀Tempest Mk V · Ju 288 C · Fw 190 C|