P1Y1 mod. 11 "Ginga"

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P1Y1 mod. 11
p1y1_mod11.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
4.7/4.7/4.7BR
3 peopleCrew
7.3 tEmpty weight
13.5 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
9 400 mCeiling
sec33.3/33.3/32.0Turn Time
km/hStalling speed
2 х Nakajima Homare 12Engine
RadialType
airCooling system
Speed of destruction
680 km/hStructural
275 km/hGear
Defensive armament
20 mm Type 99 Model 1 cannon2 х Turret
225 roundsAmmunition
517 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
2 х 250 kg Navy Type Number 25 Model 2 bombSetup 1
1 х Type 91 Model 2 torpedo (835 kg)Setup 2
2 х 500 kg Navy Type Number 50 Model 2 bombSetup 3
1 х 800 kg Navy Type Number 80 Model 1 bombSetup 4
Economy
54 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
180 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png4 610 / 5 785/4 810 / 6 036/3 030 / 3 802Repair
52 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
180 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
940 Ge icon.pngAces
x 1.66 Rp icon.pngReward for battle

Description

GarageImage P1Y1 mod. 11 "Ginga".jpg


The P1Y1 mod. 11 is a Rank IV Japanese dive bomber with a battle rating of 4.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.63 "Desert Hunters".

General info

Flight Performance

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at 5,900 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
518 506 9 400 27.2 27.9 4.3 6.4 720
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at 5,900 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ?  ? 9 400  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.? 720

Details

Features
Combat flap Take-off flap Landing flap Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
680 275  ??? ~6.5 ~4.5
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< ??? < ??? < ??? > ???
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
 ?,??? m  ??? hp  ?,??? hp

Survivability and armour

  • 7 mm Steel plate behind the pilot

Armaments

Offensive armament

      Main article: Bombs, Torpedoes-->

The P1Y1 mod. 11 "Ginga" can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • 2 x 250 kg Navy Type Number 25 Model 2 bombs (500 kg total)
  • 1 x 835 kg Type 91 Mod. 2 torpedo
  • 2 x 500 kg Navy Type Number 50 Model 2 bombs (1,000 kg total)
  • 1 x 800 kg Navy Type Number 80 Model 1 bomb (800 kg total)

Defensive armament

The P1Y1 mod. 11 "Ginga" can utilize the following ordnance:

  • 1 x 20 mm Type 99 Model 1 cannon, nose turret (225 rpg)
  • 1 x 20 mm Type 99 Model 1 cannon, dorsal turret (225 rpg)

Usage in the battles

In arcade battles, the light payload is somewhat countered by the ability to reload. It is recommended to use the plane to hit high value targets such as pillboxes, since it is limited to 2 bombs (though it is one of the few Japanese med bombers able to carry 2 x 500 kg). Other planes with larger numbers of 60 kg bombs are better suited for taking out tanks and soft targets. It is at a huge disadvantage when compared to planes such as the B7A2, which has forward cannons able to strafe soft ground targets while bombs reload. As such, most pilots would use the B7A2 over the P1Y1, though this plane may still be useful in one's lineup for use after the B7A2 has been lost.

In realistic air battles, this plane thrives as a torpedo bomber on naval maps. Its high speed allows it to get in and get out quickly, and even though it only carries one torpedo, it can make multiple runs during a battle.

In realistic tank battles, the best option is likely to take the 2 x 500 kg bomb option and again use its speed to quickly get in, hit 2 targets and run away before enemy fighters realize it is there and intercept. Again, its speed should allow multiple runs somewhat making up for the light payload.

Manual Engine Control

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

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage Repair Radiator Turret 20 mm 17 3/4 in (mod45)
II Compressor Airframe New 20 mm MGs (Turret)
III Wings Repair Engine 14 in (mod30)
IV Engine Injection Cover 14 in (mod35)

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Very fast & surprisingly maneuverable
  • 20mm turrets quickly destroy fighters when they hit
  • Airbrakes
  • Its speed forces enemies to tail you in line with your rear gunner

Cons:

  • No fixed forward armament
  • Very limited payload
  • Forward turret has very limited firing arc, and AI gunner rarely engages.
  • Torpedos limited to Mod2, forcing this fast plane to slow a great deal in order to drop the torpedo

History

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Read also

Sources

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Japan bombers
Flying boats  H6K4 · H8K2 · H8K3
Naval  D3A1 · B5N2 · B7A2
Dive  D4Y1 · D4Y2 · D4Y3 Ko · P1Y1 mod. 11
Light  Ki-32
Medium  Ki-21-Ia · Ki-21-I hei · G4M1 · Ki-49-I Donryu · Ki-49-IIa Donryu · Ki-49-IIb Donryu · Ki-49-IIb Donryu /Late · Ki-67-I Ko · Ki-67-I otsu
Heavy  G5N1 Shinzan · G8N1 Renzan · ▅B-17E Flying Fortress
Jet  R2Y2 Keiun-Kai V1 · R2Y2 Keiun-Kai V2 · R2Y2 Keiun-Kai V3