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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
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The '''{{Specs|name}}''' is a Rank {{Specs|rank}} gift German biplane fighter {{Battle-rating|1}}. It was in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.29. Currently it is no longer available in game as its now a hidden vehicle.
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The '''{{Specs|name}}''' is a rank {{Specs|rank}} gift German biplane fighter {{Battle-rating}}. This fighter has been in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.29. Currently it is no longer available in game as its now a hidden vehicle.
 
== General info ==
 
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=== Flight Performance ===
 
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== Armaments ==
 
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== History ==
 
== History ==
 
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=== In-game description ===
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"Heinkel He 51 C-1 single-engine fighter/light ground-attack aircraft
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The combat début of the He 51 fighter took place in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War. Heinkel fighters were flown both by Spanish Nationalists, including Joaquin Garcia-Morato, the best ace of the Spanish War, and by German fighter pilots of the famous Condor Legion.
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In November 1936, General Franco's pilots and German volunteers met in the air for the first time with Polikarpov I-15 fighters supplied to the Republicans by the Soviet government. The appearance of the Soviet planes was a shock for the German pilots, who had believed that their He 51B was superior to foreign fighters in every respect. The superiority of the I-15 over the He 51 in speed, manoeuvrability, and rate of climb was indisputable. Although the Soviet fighter's four PV-1 machine guns had a slower rate of fire, they provided fire superiority over the German's two MG 17s. In addition, the He 51's magazine capacity was three times less.
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When the experience of the He 51's combat employment in Spain showed the complete superiority of the Soviet fighters, it was decided to use the plane as a ground-attack aircraft to provide direct air support to ground forces.
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The He 51 C-1 variant was launched into full-scale production. These aircraft were notable for their bomb racks, which were able to suspend six 10 kg fragmentation bombs. The bomb racks were mounted under the lower wing panels.
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He 51 fighters of early variants were modified by the troops on site, fitted to carry bombs. The experience of combat with the He 51 during strike missions against ground targets had an enormous influence on the future development of the Luftwaffe, particularly on its tactical deployment of the Hs 123 and Ju 87 dive bombers.
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A combined total of 725 He 51 fighters were built. 135 aircraft of the ""A"", ""B"", and ""C"" variants were delivered to Spain. When the Civil War was over in April 1939, only 46 He 51s remained in good enough condition for flying.
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Spanish He 51s served as light ground-attack aircraft and then as training planes until 1946."
  
 
== Media ==
 
== Media ==

Revision as of 18:26, 19 May 2019

He 51 C-1 /Late
he51c1_late.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
1.0/1.0/1.0BR
1 personCrew
2.2 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
BMW VIEngine
InlineType
waterCooling system
Speed of destruction
550 km/hStructural
550 km/hGear
Offensive armament
2 x 7.92 mm MG 17 machine gunWeapon 1
1 000 roundsAmmunition
1 151 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
6 x 10 kg SD10C bombSetup 1
Economy
Sl icon.png280 / 344/200 / 245/110 / 135Repair
200 Sl icon.pngCrew training
1 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
20 Ge icon.pngAces
× (100) % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
× 1.0 Sl icon.png× 0.4 Sl icon.png× 0.1 Sl icon.png
This page is about the gift German biplane He 51 C-1/L. For other uses, see He 51 (Family).

Description

GarageImage He 51 C-1 L.jpg


The He 51 C-1 /Late is a rank I gift German biplane fighter with a battle rating of 1.0 (AB/RB/SB). This fighter has been in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.29. Currently it is no longer available in game as its now a hidden vehicle.

General info

Flight Performance

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
297 284 15.5 16.1 11.8 11.7 294
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ?  ?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.? 294

Details

Features
Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
550 550 520 ~13 ~6
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< 180 < 300 < 300 > 190
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
0 m 750 hp No WEP

Survivability and armour

  • No armour plating
  • No armour glazing
  • All critical components located in front of aircraft (fuel, pilot, engine, controls)

Armaments

Offensive armament

Main article: MG 17 (7.92 mm)

The He 51 C-1/L is armed with:

  • 2 x 7.92 mm MG 17 machine guns, nose-mounted (500 rpg = 1,000 total)

Suspended armament

Main article: SD10C (10 kg)

The He 51 C-1/L can be outfitted with the following external ordinance:

  • 6 x 10 kg SD10C bombs

Usage in the battles

Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Controllable Not controllable Not controllable Controllable Combined Not ontrollable Not controllable

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator Offensive 7 mm
II Compressor Airframe ETC 10/Vid
III Wings Repair Engine New 7 mm MGs
IV Engine Injection Cover

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Very manoeuvrable.
  • Bomb load option allows for ground attack.
  • Weaponry is good enough for most uses.
  • Often underestimated by enemy pilots, allowing you to take them by surprise.
  • Improved fuel capacity over predecessors.
  • Good speed by biplane standards.

Cons:

  • More fuel means that fuel tank fires are more dangerous.
  • Slow by most standards.
  • No armour or protection at all.
  • Open exposed cockpit.

History

Describe the history of the creation and combat usage of the aircraft in more detail than in the introduction. If the historical reference turns out to be too big, take it to a separate article, taking a link to an article about the vehicle and adding a block "/ historical reference" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/Name-vehicles/historical reference) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to include links to sources at the end of the article.

In-game description

"Heinkel He 51 C-1 single-engine fighter/light ground-attack aircraft

The combat début of the He 51 fighter took place in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War. Heinkel fighters were flown both by Spanish Nationalists, including Joaquin Garcia-Morato, the best ace of the Spanish War, and by German fighter pilots of the famous Condor Legion.

In November 1936, General Franco's pilots and German volunteers met in the air for the first time with Polikarpov I-15 fighters supplied to the Republicans by the Soviet government. The appearance of the Soviet planes was a shock for the German pilots, who had believed that their He 51B was superior to foreign fighters in every respect. The superiority of the I-15 over the He 51 in speed, manoeuvrability, and rate of climb was indisputable. Although the Soviet fighter's four PV-1 machine guns had a slower rate of fire, they provided fire superiority over the German's two MG 17s. In addition, the He 51's magazine capacity was three times less.

When the experience of the He 51's combat employment in Spain showed the complete superiority of the Soviet fighters, it was decided to use the plane as a ground-attack aircraft to provide direct air support to ground forces.

The He 51 C-1 variant was launched into full-scale production. These aircraft were notable for their bomb racks, which were able to suspend six 10 kg fragmentation bombs. The bomb racks were mounted under the lower wing panels.

He 51 fighters of early variants were modified by the troops on site, fitted to carry bombs. The experience of combat with the He 51 during strike missions against ground targets had an enormous influence on the future development of the Luftwaffe, particularly on its tactical deployment of the Hs 123 and Ju 87 dive bombers.

A combined total of 725 He 51 fighters were built. 135 aircraft of the ""A"", ""B"", and ""C"" variants were delivered to Spain. When the Civil War was over in April 1939, only 46 He 51s remained in good enough condition for flying.

Spanish He 51s served as light ground-attack aircraft and then as training planes until 1946."

Media

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

Read also

Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example,

  • reference to the series of the aircraft;
  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

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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