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! RB
 
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| ? || ? || {{Specs|ceiling}} || ??.? || ??.? || ??.? || ??.? || ???
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! RB
 
! RB
 
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! Arrestor gear
 
! Arrestor gear
 
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! Radiator<br>(km/h)
 
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! WEP Engine power
 
! WEP Engine power
 
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== Armaments ==
 
== Armaments ==
 
=== Offensive armament ===
 
=== Offensive armament ===
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{{main|MAC 1934 (7.5 mm)}}
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{{main|Browning M2 (12.7 mm)|Browning (7.62 mm)}}
  
 
The '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''' is armed with:
 
The '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''' is armed with:
  
* 4 x 7.5 mm [[MAC 1934 (7.5 mm)|MAC 1934]] machine guns (300 rpg = 1,200 total)
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* 1 x 12.7 mm Browning M2 machine gun, nose-mounted (200 rpg)
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* 1 x 7.62 mm Browning machine gun, nose-mounted (500 rpg)
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''Describe the aircraft's suspended armament: additional cannons under the wings, bombs, rockets and torpedoes. This section is especially important for bombers and attackers. If there is no suspended weaponry remove this subsection.''-->
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=== Suspended armament ===
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;''Main article:&nbsp;'''[[:Category:Suspended armaments|Bombs]]'''''-->
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<!--''Describe the aircraft's suspended armament: additional cannons under the wings, bombs, rockets and torpedoes. This section is especially important for bombers and attackers. If there is no suspended weaponry remove this subsection.''-->
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{{main|AN-M30A1 (100 lb)}}
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The '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''' can be outfitted externally with:
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* Without load
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* 2 x 100 lb AN-M30A1 bombs (200 lb total)
 
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=== Defensive armament ===
 
=== Defensive armament ===
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* Turns well for a US fighter
 
* Turns well for a US fighter
 
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'''Cons:'''
 
'''Cons:'''
  
 
* Small primary armament, inadequate for bombers
 
* Small primary armament, inadequate for bombers
 
*
 
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
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== Read also ==
 
== Read also ==
 
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* [[F3F-2]] - the normal tech tree version of the F3F
 
* [[F3F-2]] - the normal tech tree version of the F3F
 
* [[Zhukovsky's I-153-M62]] - similar Soviet aircraft
 
* [[Zhukovsky's I-153-M62]] - similar Soviet aircraft

Revision as of 19:32, 10 April 2019

Galer's F3F-2
f3f-2_galer.png
Cockpit
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
1.3/1.3/1.7BR
1 personCrew
2.5 tTake-off weight
0.71 kg/sBurst mass
Flight characteristics
11 000 mCeiling
Wright Cyclone R-1820-22Engine
RadialType
airCooling system
Speed of destruction
702.9 km/hStructural
500 km/hGear
Offensive armament
12.7 mm M2 Browning machine gunWeapon 1
200 roundsAmmunition
750 shots/minFire rate
7.62 mm Browning machine gunWeapon 2
500 roundsAmmunition
1 001 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
2 x 100 lb AN-M30A1 bombSetup 1
Economy
250 Ge icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png170/370/180Repair
150 Sl icon.pngCrew training
1 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
20 Ge icon.pngAces
75 × 2 Talisman.png % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
120 × 2 Talisman.png % Sl icon.png60 × 2 Talisman.png % Sl icon.png20 × 2 Talisman.png % Sl icon.png
Msg-info.png This page is about the premium aircraft Galer's F3F-2. For the regular version, see F3F-2


Description

GarageImage Galers F3F-2.jpg


The Galer's F3F-2 is a premium Rank I American fighter with a battle rating of 1.7 (AB) and 1.3 (RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.69 "Regia Aeronautica". The plane is painted after the camouflage scheme of American pilot Bob Galer in the USMC, whose plane can be viewed today at the National Naval Aviation Museum.

General info

Flight Performance

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at 4,268 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
411 404 11 000 15.8 16.1 10.4 12.5 210
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at 4,268 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
461 436 11 000 14.3 15.0 24.3 16.0 210

Details

Features
Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X X X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
702.9 500 N/A ~?? ~?
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< 320 < 390 < 350 > 308
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
1,600 m 850 hp 952 hp

Survivability and armour

  • 8.5 mm steel boxes in rear fuselage
  • Critical components located at front of aircraft (fuel, pilot, engine, controls)
  • Two self-sealing fuel tanks located in the fuselage

Armaments

Offensive armament

The Galer's F3F-2 is armed with:

  • 1 x 12.7 mm Browning M2 machine gun, nose-mounted (200 rpg)
  • 1 x 7.62 mm Browning machine gun, nose-mounted (500 rpg)

Suspended armament

Main article: AN-M30A1 (100 lb)

The Galer's F3F-2 can be outfitted externally with:

  • Without load
  • 2 x 100 lb AN-M30A1 bombs (200 lb total)

Usage in the battles

Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Controllable Controllable

No automatic pitch

Not controllable Controllable

Has automatic mode

Separate Controllable

2 gears

Not controllable

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator Offensive 7.62 mm belts
II Compressor Airframe Offensive 12.7 mm belts Mk.41
III Engine New 7.62 mm MGs
IV Wings repair Engine Injection Cover New 12.7 mm MGs

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Turns well for a US fighter

Cons:

  • Small primary armament, inadequate for bombers

History

Robert E. Galer ditched this aircraft in the ocean in 1940. He went on to become a distinguished Marine Corps aviator in WW2 and the Korean War.

Media

An excellent addition to the article will be video guides, as well as screenshots from the game and photos.

Read also

Sources

Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

  • topic on the official game forum;
  • page on aircraft encyclopedia;
  • other literature.


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