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Extrait du post de Dangerousbuzz934:


Je cite le mec parce qu'il mérite le respect !

Fighter:

North American P-64:

A simple fighter that was designed for export, 13 were built and it was first flown in 1940. 7 Were ordered by Peru, and 6 by Thailand, however fearing the P-64 would make it's way to Japan the US seized the P-64's and used them as trainers.

Performance & Armament (P-64):

Top Speed: 270 mph at 8,700 ft (435 km/h at 2,650 m)
Range: 965 Mi (9,550 Km)
Service Ceiling: 27,500 ft (8,400 m)
Rate of climb: N/A

2 x .30 Cal M1919 Machine guns with
2 x 20 mm Cannons with
400 lbs of bombs






Consolidated P-30:

Known for being the first USAAC fighter with retractable gear, a closed and heated cockpit, and a Turbosupercharger. First flown in 1934 the plane was retired in 1942 shortly after the outbreak of war. 60 were built.

Performance & Armament (P-30):

Top Speed: 275 mph at 25,000 ft (443 km/h at 7,620 m)
Range: 508 Mi (818 Km)
Service Ceiling: 28,000 ft (8,530 m)
Rate of climb: N/A

2 x .30 Cal Machine guns with
1 x  rear .30 Cal Machine gun with
170 lb of bombs





Bell FM-1 Airacuda:

With the growing threat of bombers Bell built the FM-1, a Heavy fighter with the role of a Interceptor. By the time the FM-1 was ready for service it was as fast as bombers, making it impossible to catch any newer bombers. The FM-1 would end up retiring in 1942 after only 2 years of service with 1 Squadron of 12 Aircraft.

Performance & Armament (FM-1):

Top Speed: 277 mph (446 km/h)
Range: 2,600 Mi (4,184 Km)
Service Ceiling: 30,500 ft (9,296 m)
Rate of climb: 24.6 ft/s (7.5 m/s)

2 x 37mm Cannons (110 rpg) with
2 x .50 Cal Machine guns (600 rpg) with
20 x 30 lb bombs







Seversky P-35:

The P-35 was the first USAAF full-metal fighter, it entered service in 1937, and was retired 1942 with 196 built. The USAAF P-35's were primary used in the Pacific.

Performance & Armament (P-35A):

Top Speed: 290 mph at 12,000 ft (467 km/h at 3,660 m)
Range: 950 Mi (1,530 Km)
Service Ceiling: 31,400 ft (9,570 m)
Rate of climb: 32.2 ft/s (9.8 m/s)

2 x .30 Cal Machine guns with
2 x .50 Cal M2 Machine guns with
350 lbs of bombs







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Dangerousbuzz934, on 30 Oct 2013 - 06:15 AM, said:

Vultee P-66 Vanguard:

The P-66 was a export aircraft destined for Sweden, however with the attack on Pearl Harbor, they weren't allowed to be exported. The P-66 was used mainly in a trainer role, however the P-66 was also deployed to the 14th Pursuit Group for a defensive role. Introduced in 1941 it was retired by the US in 1943 with 146 P-66's built.

Performance & Armament (P-66):

Top Speed: 340 mph at 15,000 ft (547 km/h at 4,572 m)
Range: N/A
Service Ceiling: 28,200 ft (8,600 m)
Rate of climb: 42 ft/s (12.8 m/s)

4 x .30 Cal Machine guns with
2 x .50 Cal Machine guns





Republic P-43 Lancer:

Developed from the P-35 the P-43 Lancer was fast at high altitude, being the only Allied fighter capable of intercepting the Ki-46 until the P-38. By the time it entered service it was obsolete, the aircraft was regulated to training and recon. 272 were built and entered service in 1941, being retired in 1943.

Performance & Armament (P-43A):

Top Speed: 356 mph (573 km/h)
Range: 650 Mi (1,046 Km)
Service Ceiling: 35,990 ft (10,970 m)
Rate of climb: (13 m/s)

4 x .50 Cal Machine guns





Bell P-59 Airacomet:

America's first production jet was the Airacomet. The P-59 didn't enter combat, it was considered inferior to the P-51 Mustang. However it was used to train American pilots for upcoming jet designs. 55 were built and flew between 1943 to 1950.

Performance & Armament (P-59B):

Top Speed: 413 mph 30,000 ft (665 km/h at 9,140 m)
Range: 375 Mi (604 Km)
Service Ceiling: 46,200 ft (14,080 m)
Rate of climb: 53.5 ft/s (16.3 m/s)

1 x 37mm Cannon (44 rpg) with
3 x .50 Cal Machine guns (200 rpg) with
8 x HVAR's or
2000 lbs of bombs







Fisher P-75 Eagle:

Designed to be a long range fighter, the P-51 would prove sufficient and the need for the P-75 disappeared. 13 were built, of which 6 were production P-75A's. The P-75A first flew in 1944.

Performance & Armament (P-75A):

Top Speed: 433 mph at 20,000 ft (697 km/h at 6,100 m)
Range: 2,050 Mi (3,300 Km)
Service Ceiling: 36,400 ft (11,100 m)
Rate of climb: 70 ft/s (21.3 m/s)

10 x .50 Cal M2 Machine guns with
2 x 500 lb bombs






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Dangerousbuzz934, on 30 Oct 2013 - 06:15 AM, said:
Attacker:

Curtiss A-12 Shrike:

Developed from the earlier A-8 Shrike, the A-12 was the USAAC Attack aircraft of the 30's. However, changing technology rendered the aircraft obsolete by the time World War II broke out. The A-12's were present at Hickam Air Field when Pearl Harbor was bombed, but saw no combat. 46 A-12's were built, and retired by 1942.

Performance & Armament (A-12):

Top Speed: 177 mph (285 km/h)
Range: 521 Mi (838 Km)
Service Ceiling: 15,150 ft (4,620 m)
Rate of climb: 19.5 ft/s (5.9 m/s)

4 x .30 Cal Machine guns with
1 x rear facing .30 Cal machine gun with
4 x 122 lb bombs or
10 x 30 lb bombs







Northrop A-17:

Developed from the Gamma, the A-17 entered service in 1935, the aircraft was reliable and popular among crew members. However by 1938 they were considered surplus, by the time war broke out, they were used in a defensive role, and eventually utility. The A-17 never saw combat in the USAAC, 411 were built, and were retired by '44.

Performance & Armament (A-17):

Top Speed: 206 mph (332 km/h)
Range: 650 Mi (1,046 Km)
Service Ceiling: 19,400 ft (5,915 m)
Rate of climb: 22.5 ft/s (6.9 m/s)

4 x .30 Cal Machine guns with
1 x rear .30 Cal Machine gun with
1,200 lb of bombs in the bomb bay and on pylons





Curtiss A-18 Shrike:

The A-18 was a production test of the earlier A-14. 13 A-18's were built, production stopped there because the funds were being sent to more advanced attacker aircraft. The A-18's entered service in 1937, and continued switching squadrons due to them upgrading to A-20's. The A-18 eventually left front-line service by 1942, being regulated to photo recon. The A-18 was retired all together by 1943.

Performance & Armament (A-18):

Top Speed: 247 mph (398 km/h)
Range: 651 Mi (1,048 Km)
Service Ceiling: 25,650 ft (8,370 m)
Rate of climb: N/A

4 x .30 Cal Machine guns with
1 x rear .30 Cal Machine gun with
600 lbs of bombs







Douglas A-33:

A updated version of the A-17 shown earlier, it was designed for export. However when Peru bought them, WW2 for the US started. The US seized the A-33's and used them as trainers. 36 A-33's were built.

Performance & Armament (A-33):

Top Speed: 248 mph at 15,700 ft (399 km/h at 4,785 m)
Range: N/A
Service Ceiling: 29,000 ft (8,840 m)
Rate of climb: N/A

4 x .30 Cal Machine guns with
2 x rear .30 Cal Machine gun with
1,800 lbs of bombs




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Dangerousbuzz934, on 30 Oct 2013 - 06:15 AM, said:
North American A-27:

The A-27 was the Attack version of the North American BC-1, 10 were built and ordered by Thailand, but to keep them out of the hands of the Japanese, the US seized and assigned them to the Philippines. All A-27's were destroyed during the Japanese invasion.

Performance & Armament (A-27):

Top Speed: 250 mph (402 km/h)
Range: 800 Mi (1,287 Km)
Service Ceiling: 28,000 ft (8,534 m)
Rate of climb: N/A

2 x .30 Cal Machine guns with
1 x rear .30 Cal Machine gun with
4 x 100 lb bombs





Vultee A-31 & A-35 Vengeance:

The A-31 was the designation for the version primarily used with the exports, while the A-35 was the US version with a more powerful engine, and heavier armament. The aircraft is a Attack, and Dive bomber. The A-31 was primarily used in the Pacific theater. The Vengeance entered service in 1941 and retired in 1944, with 1,931 built.

Performance & Armament (A-31):

Top Speed: 275 mph at 11,000 ft (443 km/h at 3,350)
Range: 1,400 Mi (2,253 Km)
Service Ceiling: 22,500 ft (6,860 m)
Rate of climb: N/A

4 x .30 Cal Machine guns with
2 x rear .30 Cal Machine guns with
2 x 500 lb bombs internal with
2 x 250 lb bombs under the wings

(A-35A)
4 x .50 Cal Machine guns with
2 x rear .50 Cal Machine guns with
the same payload as A-31

(A-35B)
6 x .50 Cal Machine guns with
2 x rear .50 Cal Machine guns with
the same payload as A-31





Bomber:

Douglas B-23 Dragon:

Developed from the B-18 Bolo, the B-23 was much faster, and more heavily armed than the B-18. Although this Medium bomber was a improvement it wasn't as good as the other bombers of it's class, the B-25 and B-26. The aircraft was regulated to coastal patrol, and eventually regulated to a trainer. The aircraft entered service in 1940, with 38 B-23's built.

Performance & Armament (B-23):

Top Speed: 282 mph (454 km/h)
Range: 1,400 Mi (2,300 Km)
Service Ceiling: 22,500 ft (6,860 m)
Rate of climb: 24.9 ft/s (7.6 m/s)

3 x defensive .30 Cal Machine guns (nose turret, dorsal position and ventral position) with
1 x rear turret .50 Cal Machine gun with
4,000 lbs of bombs







Martin B-26 Marauder:

A major bomber currently missing from the game. The B-26 was a Medium bomber, along side the B-25. At first the B-26 was known as a widow-maker due to the fact the aircraft demands high landing and take-off speeds. This was eventually solved. The B-26 would go on to serve in all theaters of war except the Eastern front. The Aircraft entered service in 1941 and retired in 1947 with a total of 5,288 being built. The B-26 had the lowest loss rate of any US bomber.

Performance & Armament (B-26G):

Top Speed: 287 mph at 5,000 ft (460 km/h at 1,500 m)
Ferry Range: 2,850 Mi (4,590 Km)
Service Ceiling: 21,000 ft (6,400 m)
Rate of climb: 25 ft/s (7.6 m/s)

6 x .50 Cal Machine guns with
2 x twin .50 Cal dorsal and tail turrets with
2 x .50 Cal nose turret and tunnel turret with
4,000 lbs of bombs






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Dangerousbuzz934, on 30 Oct 2013 - 06:15 AM, said:
Consolidated B-32 Dominator:

Developed in parallel to the B-29, the Dominator saw many set backs, which delayed production of the B-32 until after the B-29 had already entered service. The aircraft had a short carrier with little aircraft being built but it did see action over Asia, several bombing missions and a good amount of photo recon missions. The B-32 is also known as the last allied aircraft to engage in combat with enemy forces in WWII. When on August 18 (After V-J Day) 14 A6M's and 3 N1K1's attacked 2 B-32's on a photo recon mission over Tokyo. The B-32 was introduced in January 27th, 1945, and retired on August 30th of that year. Only 118 B-32's were built.

Performance & Armament (B-32):

Top Speed: 357 mph at 30,000 ft (575 km/h at 9,150 m)
Range: 3,800 Mi (6,118 Km)
Service Ceiling: 30,700 ft (9,360 m)
Rate of climb: 17.5 ft/s (5.3 m/s)

5 x twin .50 Cal Machine guns turrets (Nose, two dorsal, ventral and, tail) with
20,000 lbs of bombs







Foreign Aircraft:

Bristol Beaufighter:

100 Mk.IVF were used by USAAF in 4 Night fighter squadrons over Europe from 1943-45. Although some were replaced by the P-61 when they started arriving. They were painted grey and black.

Performance & Armament (B-32):

Top Speed: 320 mph at 10,000 ft (515 km/h at 3,050 m)
Range: 1,750 Mi (2,816 Km)
Service Ceiling: 19,000 ft (5,795 m)
Rate of climb: 27 ft/s (8.2 m/s)

4 x 20 mm Cannons (60 rpg)


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