P1Y1 mod. 11 (China)

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This page is about the Chinese dive bomber P1Y1 mod. 11 (China). For other variant, see P1Y1 mod. 11.

Description

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The ␗P1Y1 mod. 11 "Ginga" is a rank III Chinese bomber with a battle rating of 4.3 (AB/SB) and 3.7 (RB). It was introduced in Update 1.91 "Night Vision".

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 5,900 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ???  ??? 9400  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.? 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
 ???  ??? 9400  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.? 720

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
+ -
450 ~6 ~3
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< 360 < 360 < 403 > 301
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
1,799 m 1,645 hp 1,949 hp
Setting 2
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
5,700 m 1,430 hp 1,695 hp

Survivability and armour

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Armaments

Suspended armament

The   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 Model 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   is defended by:

  • 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 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 medium 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 Controllable
Not auto controlled
Controllable
Auto control available
Controllable
Auto control available
Separate Controllable
2 gears
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 cannons (turret)
III Wings repair Engine 14 in (mod30)
IV Engine injection Cover 14 in (mod35)

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Very fast & surprisingly manoeuvrable
  • 20 mm 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.
  • Torpedoes limited to Mod. 2, forcing this fast plane to slow a great deal in order to drop the torpedo

History

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Media

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See also

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Yokosuka Naval Air Technical Arsenal (海軍航空技術廠)
Bombers  D4Y1 · D4Y2 · D4Y3 Ko
  P1Y1 mod. 11
Jet fighters  R2Y2 Kai V1 · R2Y2 Kai V2 · R2Y2 Kai V3
Captured  ␗P1Y1 mod. 11
  While the arsenal was simply known as the Naval Air Technical Arsenal and usually referred to as Kūgi-shō (Kaigun Kōkū Gijutsu-shō).
  The name Yokosuka prevailed however, even though it referred to the Arsenal's location.

China bombers
American  Martin 139WC*(␗B-10B) · ␗A-29 · ␗B-25J-30 · ␗PB4Y-2
German  ␗Hs 123 A-1
Soviet  ␗SB 2M-103U · ␗DB-3A · ␗Tu-2S-44 · ␗Tu-4
Japanese  ␗P1Y1 mod. 11
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