Hunter F.6

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Hunter F.6
hunter_f6.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
9.7/10.0/10.0BR
1 personCrew
10.9 tTake-off weight
20.84 kg/sBurst mass
Flight characteristics
15 500 mCeiling
Rolls-Royce Avon Mk.203Engine
JetType
airCooling system
Speed of destruction
1193 km/hStructural
450 km/hGear
Offensive armament
4 x 30 mm ADEN cannonWeapon 1
600 roundsAmmunition
1 200 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
2 x 500 LB H.E. M.C. Mk.II bombSetup 1
4 x 500 LB H.E. M.C. Mk.II bombSetup 2
2 x M.C. 1000 lb Mk.I bombSetup 3
4 x M.C. 1000 lb Mk.I bombSetup 4
2 x 500 LB H.E. M.C. Mk.II bomb
2 x M.C. 1000 lb Mk.I bomb
Setup 5
4 x SRAAM air-to-air missilesSetup 6
2 x 500 LB H.E. M.C. Mk.II bomb
36 x SNEB type 23 rocket
Setup 7
2 x M.C. 1000 lb Mk.I bomb
36 x SNEB type 23 rocket
Setup 8
36 x SNEB type 23 rocketSetup 9
4 x SRAAM air-to-air missiles
36 x SNEB type 23 rocket
Setup 10
Economy
390 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
1 010 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png11 800 / 16 012/15 000 / 20 355/2 990 / 4 057Repair
290 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
1 010 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
2 600 Ge icon.pngAces
226 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
480 % Sl icon.png280 % Sl icon.png150 % Sl icon.png
This page is about the British jet fighter Hunter F.6. For the other version, see Hunter F 1.

Description

GarageImage Hunter F.6.jpg


The Hunter F.6 is a rank VI British jet fighter with a battle rating of 10.0 (AB/RB) and 9.7 (SB). It was introduced in Update 1.89 "Imperial Navy".

General info

Flight performance

Describe how the aircraft behaves in the air. Speed, manoeuvrability, acceleration and allowable loads - these are the most important characteristics of the vehicle.

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at 0 m - at sea level)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
1138 1132 15 500 25.8 27.2 56.1 50 820
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at 0 m - at sea level)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ??? 1,148 15 500  ??.? 25.0  ??.? 70 820

Details

Features
Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear
X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flaps
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
620 ~12 ~5
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< 850 < 600 < 690 N/A
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
0 m 4,200 kgf N/A

Survivability and armour

Examine the survivability of the aircraft. Note how vulnerable the structure is and how secure the pilot is, whether the fuel tanks are armoured, etc. Describe the armour, if there is any, and also mention the vulnerability of other critical aircraft systems.

Armaments

Offensive armament

Main article: ADEN (30 mm)

The Hunter F.6 is armed with:

  • 4 x 30 mm ADEN cannons, chin-mounted (150 rpg = 600 total)

Suspended armament

The Hunter F.6 can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • Without load
  • 2 x 500 lb H.E. M.C. Mk.II bombs (1,000 total)
  • 4 x 500 lb H.E. M.C. Mk.II bombs (2,000 total)
  • 2 x 1,000 lb M.C. 1,000 lb Mk.I bombs (2,000 lb total)
  • 4 x 1,000 lb M.C. 1,000 lb Mk.I bombs (4,000 lb total)
  • 2 x 1,000 lb M.C. 1,000 lb Mk.I bombs + 2 x 500 lb H.E. M.C. Mk.II bombs (3,000 lb total)
  • 4 x SRAAM missiles
  • 2 x 500 lb H.E. M.C. Mk.II bombs + 36 x SNEB Type 23 rockets (1,000 lb total)
  • 2 x 1,000 lb M.C. 1,000 lb Mk.I bombs + 36 x SNEB Type 23 rockets (2,000 lb total)
  • 36 x SNEB Type 23 rockets
  • 36 x SNEB Type 23 rockets + 4 x SRAAM missiles

Usage in battles

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Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Not controllable Not controllable
Not auto controlled
Not controllable
Auto control available
Not controllable
Auto control available
Combined Not controllable
1 gear
Not controllable

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage repair Offensive 30 mm 2 500 LB GP
II New boosters Compressor Airframe 1000 LB GP
III Wings repair Engine New 30 mm cannons Matra SNEB
IV G-suit Cover SRAAM

Pros and cons

Summarise and briefly evaluate the vehicle in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark its pros and cons in the bulleted list. Try not to use more than 6 points for each of the characteristics. Avoid using categorical definitions such as "bad", "good" and the like - use substitutions with softer forms such as "inadequate" and "effective".

Pros:

Cons:

History

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Media

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See also

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

External links

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


Britain jet aircraft
English Electric  Canberra B Mk 2 · Canberra B (I) Mk 6
Gloster  Meteor F Mk 3 · Sea Meteor F Mk 3 · Meteor F Mk 4 G.41F · Meteor F Mk 4 G.41G · Meteor F Mk 8 G.41K · Meteor F Mk.8 Reaper
  Javelin F.(A.W.) Mk.9
de Havilland  Vampire FB 5 · Venom FB.4 · Sea Venom FAW 20
Hawker  Sea Hawk FGA.6 · Hunter F.1 · Hunter F.6 · Hunter FGA.9
Supermarine  Attacker FB 1 · Swift F.1 · Swift F.7
Foreign  Phantom FGR.2 (USA)