SM.92

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"APACHE" | AH-64A Peten
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SM.92
AB RB SB
4.0 4.0 4.3
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Description

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The SM.92 is a rank IV Italian attacker with a battle rating of 4.0 (AB/RB) and 4.3 (SB). It was introduced in Update 1.87 "Locked On".

The SM.92 was an italian twin-engine fighter/bomber prototype designed and produced on 1943. It had 2 import Daimler-Benz 605 engines. It was designed to have better performance that its predecesor, the SM.91. The middle gondola got removed and the crew of two, the pilot and the gunner, were moved behind the left engine. The gunner remotley opperated a fixed 12.7mm Breda-Safat machine gun in the tail.

It had an armament of 3 20mm MG 151 autocannons and 4 12.7mm Breda-Safat machine guns.

In-game this plane can reach over 16m/s of climb rate, and with its airspawn, that is enough to get a sufficient altitude once engagements start

General info

Flight Performance

The SM.92 has a better performance that its predecesor, despite the engines staying the same. It has been made much more aeordynamic with the removal of the gondola on the SM.91 and the moving of the crew to the left fuselage, behind one of the 2 powerful Daimler-Benz 605A1 engines. Part of this improvement is also due to the change on the defensive armament, changing from a 20mm cannon with decent traverse to an aerodynamically mounted fixed 12.7mm Breda-Safat

This plane also has leading edge slats, which help it on its roll rate (as they get deployed on one wing when doing a roll maneuver) and its low speed performance.

Characteristics Max Speed

(km/h at 6,500 m)

Max altitude

(metres)

Turn time

(seconds)

Rate of climb

(metres/second)

Take-off run

(metres)

AB RB AB RB AB RB
Stock 606 590 12000 20.5 21.2 8.9 8.9 375
Upgraded 656 630 18.9 19.5 16.0 12.0

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
+ -
845 300  600 ~10 ~5
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< 300 < 240 < 500 > 380
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
6,000 m 1,232 hp 1,387 hp

Survivability and armour

The SM.92 showing its 38mm armoured windshield
  • Fuel tanks are in red. Cooling systems are in blue. Pilot and gunner are in green
    Fuel Tanks located in wings and behind the engines 38 mm Bulletproof glass - Armored windscreen

Armaments

Offensive armament

The SM.92 is armed with:

  • 2 x 20 mm MG 151/20 cannons, centre-mounted (300 rpg = 600 total)
  • 1 x 20 mm MG 151/20 cannon, mounted in right propeller hub (300 rpg)
  • 4 x 12.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns, nose-mounted (350 rpg = 1,400 total)

Suspended armament

The SM.92 can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • Without load
  • 6 x 50 kg GP 50 bombs (300 kg total)
  • 6 x 100 kg GP 100 bombs (600 kg total)
  • 2 x 250 kg GP 250 bombs (500 kg total)
  • 2 x 500 kg GP 500 bombs (1,000 kg total)

Defensive armament

Main article: Breda-SAFAT (12.7 mm)

The SM.92 is defended by:

  • 1 x 12.7 mm Breda-SAFAT machine gun, tail turret (350 rpg)

Usage in battles

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Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Not controllable Controllable
Not auto controlled
Controllable
Not auto controlled
Controllable
Not auto controlled
Separate Not controllable
1 gear
Not controllable

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage repair Radiator Offensive 12 mm Turret 12 mm MCGP50
II Compressor Airframe New 12 mm MGs MCSAP100
III Wings repair Engine Offensive 20 mm New 12 mm MGs (turret) MCGP250
IV Engine injection Cover New 20 mm cannons MCRO500

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Lots of guns that can be brought to use

Cons:

  • Defensive turret is almost fixed (only ±2° in each direction); the target has to be at exact 6 o'clock to be engaged
  • Bad acceleration-rate, even when diving

History

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Media

Images
  • SM 92 WTWallpaper 001.jpg
  • SM 92 WTWallpaper 002.jpg
  • SM 92 WTWallpaper 003.jpg
  • SM 92 WTWallpaper 004.jpg
  • SM 92 WTWallpaper 005.jpg
  • SM 92 WTWallpaper 006.jpg
  • SM 92 WTWallpaper 007.jpg
  • SM 92 WTWallpaper 008.jpg

See also

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External links


Savoia-Marchetti
Bombers  S.M.79 serie 1 · S.M.79 serie 8
  S.M.79 AS · S.M.79 bis/T.M · S.M.79 B
  S.81
Attackers  SM.91 · SM.92
Captured  ▀S.M.79 serie 1 · ▀S.M.79 serie 4 · ▀S.M.79 serie 8
  ▀S.M.79 AS · ▀S.M.79 bis/T.M · ▀S.M.79 B · ▀S.M.79 bis/N

Italy strike aircraft
  Ba.65 (K.14) L · Breda 88 (P.XI) · F.C.20 Bis · P.108A serie 2
  Ro.57 Quadriarma · SM.91 · SM.92
  Foreign:
Germany  ▄Bf 110 G-4 · Hs 129 B-2 (Romania)