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Latest revision as of 20:39, 18 October 2019

Yak-4
yak-4.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
2.3/2.3/2.3BR
2 peopleCrew
6.6 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
2 х Klimov VK-105REngine
InlineType
waterCooling system
Speed of destruction
680 km/hStructural
320 km/hGear
Offensive armament
7.62 mm ShKAS machine gunWeapon 1
500 roundsAmmunition
1 800 shots/minFire rate
Defensive armament
7.62 mm ShKAS machine gunTurret
750 roundsAmmunition
1 800 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
8 x 100 kg FAB-100 (forged) bombSetup 1
Economy
9 200 Rp icon.pngResearch
22 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png1 820 / 2 291/1 200 / 1 510/780 / 982Repair
6 300 Sl icon.pngCrew training
22 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
180 Ge icon.pngAces
× (118) % Rp icon.pngReward for battle

Description

GarageImage Yak-4.jpg


The Yak-4 is a rank I Russian bomber with a battle rating of 2.3 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.75 "La Résistance".

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 4,800 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
513 496 25.1 26.1 7.8 7.8 550
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at 4,800 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ??? 533  ??.? 24.0  ??.? 10.4 550

Details

Features
Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X X X
Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flaps
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
380 ~14 ~8
Optimal velocities
Ailerons
(km/h)
Rudder
(km/h)
Elevators
(km/h)
Radiator
(km/h)
< 360 < 360 < 450 > 340
Compressor (RB/SB)
Setting 1
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
2,000 m 1,100 hp 1,186 hp
Setting 2
Optimal altitude 100% Engine power WEP Engine power
4,000 m 1,050 hp N/A

Survivability and armour

  • 8mm Steel plate in the pilot's seat.
  • 8mm Steel plate under the pilot.

Armaments

Offensive armament

Main article: ShKAS (7.62 mm)

The Yak-4 is armed with:

  • 1 x 7.62 mm ShKAS machine gun, nose-mounted (500 rpg)

Suspended armament

Main article: FAB-100 (100 kg)

The Yak-4 can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • Without load
  • 8 x 100 kg FAB-100 bombs (800 kg total)

Defensive armament

Main article: ShKAS (7.62 mm)

The Yak-4 is defended by:

  • 1 x 7.62 mm ShKAS machine gun, dorsal turret (750 rpg)

Usage in battles

Describe the tactics of playing in an aircraft, the features of using aircraft in a team and advice on tactics. Refrain from creating a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view, but instead, give the reader food for thought. Examine the most dangerous enemies and give recommendations on fighting them. If necessary, note the specifics of the game in different modes (AB, RB, SB).

Manual Engine Control

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

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage repair Radiator Offensive 7 mm
II Compressor Airframe New 7 mm MGs
III Wings repair Engine Turret 7 mm
IV Engine injection Cover New 7 mm MGs (turret)

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

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 long, take it to a separate article, taking a link to the article about the vehicle and adding a block "/ History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(Vehicle-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <ref></ref>, as well as adding them at the end of the article with <references />. This section may also include the vehicle's dev blog entry (if applicable) and the in-game encyclopedia description (under === In-game description ===, also if applicable).

Media

Excellent additions to the article would be video guides, screenshots from the game, and photos.

See 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.

External links

Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

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


USSR bombers
SB and Ar  SB 2M-100 · SB 2M-103 · SB 2M-103 MV-3 · SB 2M-103U · SB 2M-103U MV-3 · SB 2M-105 · Ar-2
Yer-2 (petrol)  Yer-2 (M-105) · Yer-2 (M-105) TAT-BT · Yer-2 (M-105R) TAT-BT · Yer-2 (M-105R) LU-MV-2B
Yer-2 (diesel)  Yer-2 (ACh-30B) Early · Yer-2 (ACh-30B) Late
Tu  Tu-2 · Tu-2S · Tu-2S-44 · Tu-2S-59 · Tu-4 · Tu-14T
Pe  Pe-2-1 Peshka  · Pe-2-31 Peshka · Pe-2-83 Peshka · Pe-2-110 Peshka · Pe-2-205 Peshka · Pe-2-359 Peshka · Pe-8
IL  DB-3B · IL-4 · IL-28 · IL-28Sh
  Po-2 · MBR-2-M-34 · TB-3M-17-32 · Yak-4 · Be-6
Lend-Lease  ▂PBY-5a Catalina · ▂Hampden TB Mk I UTK-1 · ▂B-25J-30 Mitchell