Aerial combat is a 3-dimensional art with many intricacies that take years to master. Climbing the ranks with US aircraft - War Thunder Official Channel Pages in category "USA aircraft" The following 148 pages are in this category, out of 148 total. War Thunder: Starfighters teaser 26 May 2020 Join us More than 20,000,000 gamers TWITTER More than 70,000 followers FACEBOOK More than 600,000 members INSTAGRAM Join the community! That would be cool. Also, the lack of mention of the A1 SkyRaider makes me sad. Don't you dare relate the filthy airacuda to my beautiful P-38s /s. And adding a 6th line to split the naval fighters. Designed for the new Midway-class aircraft carriers, the aircraft were too large to operate from earlier decks. - it makes a difference - planes that can be great in arcade might not be so great in realistic, and vice versa. Among our community are squadrons for just about any gaming style and preferences, so we are sure you’ll find the right place! Absolutely! When you near the end of the line, it is a dream. War Thunder Gameplay - in War Thunder 1.65 the He 100 d1 was added. This is a subreddit for War Thunder, a cross platform vehicular combat MMO developed by Gaijin Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. More dakka, climb faster, very durable, and sound awesomer. The P-series US fighters were mostly high-altitude, long-range bomber escorts, and they were excellent at their job. Thought the current tree was too cluttered, so I decided to space it out more and give the heavy fighters their own independent line. F7F-1, B-57a, Fw 190 A-8 (USA), Ki-43-II (USA) Fw 190 A-4, Ho 229 V-3, Tempest MK.V (Germany), Yak-1B (Germany), Bf.109 G2 (Romanian) – Will be available at a later time prem aircraft only give sp for that nation right? Use this link to get 3% off your entire purchase and a custom Phly emblem for your vehicles. PMs to individual mods may be ignored. Also, a B-36, B-47, B-52, and B-58 should go into that line. War Thunder: World of Planes, 9.3 out of 10 based on 4 ratings . Something like the XFM-1 Airacuda. Please note our modteam is not affiliated with Gaijin Entertainment and War Thunder - go to the official forums for game/account issues. Crash Course: Jet Aircraft - War Thunder Official Channel The Shooting Range #209 - Air Triathlon section at 09:19 compares top-tier fighter jets. For any suggestions or questions related to the subreddit, send us a modmail. Truly a fantastic line. Any of the US heavy fighters excel in energy fighting and head-on … I honestly love the line when you get down farther into it, the first Wildcat(F4F) and the first Corsair (F4U) arent really good, but the later models are really fun. Honestly agree with this. The success or failure of a belligerent's efforts to gain air supremacy hinges on several factors including the skill of its pilots, the tactical soundness of its doctrine for deploying its fighters, and the numbers and performance of those fighters. Pages in category "Jet fighters" First model of Wildcat performs better than the second. The Firebrand is a naval fighter-bomber, and the Do 217 is a heavy fighter. Values in the range of 1.0 are only average and below are already reveal too weak vehicles. The only line that isn't worth following in WarThunder is probably the one that ends with the S79s... Those planes were a blast back in the day. The game is based around combined arms battles on air, land, and sea with vehicles from the Spanish Civil War to today. Fighters, as the name suggests, are designed to fight other aircraft. Rank USAAF USNAF ATTACKERS Bombers Premium 1 P-26A-34 M2 (P-26A-33) (P-26B-35) The Grumman F7F Tigercat was the first twin-engined fighter aircraft to enter service with the United States Navy. Anything is good with US T2-3. As for the germans, Most of their early war planes are rifle calibre 7.92mm rounds. Grumman line starts at tier 1 with their canoe and ends as the only tier 8 vehicle with the Apollo 11. Well the usaf line cant turn that well but can energy fight, which the f100 and f4 do aircraft can do. Early war U.S fighters are pretty good, they just suffer from limited ammo count. I don't know how they fly now but I remember them as very fast and maneuvreable planes with a very decent bombload of 5x250kg. Gotta be precise with your shots. Naval Fighters Any general distance? I personally love the line myself, the F8Fs are amazing, so is the F6F and the later Corsair Models. If you are looking for a new squadron, try out the squadron section on our forums - a great number of player squadrons is presenting themselves there. Separate Grumman from the filthy Chance Vought. Corsairs are decent but you have to know how to fly them. Early rank fighters mostly have a light machine gun based armament that isn’t ideal for bringing down large bombers (though lucky/accurate shots can take out pilots or key components, or enough bullets will get anything in the end); later models with cannon or larger batteries of heavy machi… All figures are with full internal fuel (2,556lbs), full armament and full ammo loaded. The heavy German tank ‘Maus’ is with 1.9 kills per loss one of the most effective vehicles in War Thunder. The third cannon corsair costs so fckin much, Ofc, Imo because I'm saving up for 3 tier 4s, Still dont understand why it is so overpriced :(. < > Showing 1 … Note: The /r/WarThunder moderators reserve the right to moderate at their own discretion. The only planes I added were an F-89C and F-86H-1, and I removed an A26, F-86F-2 and a few premiums/event vehicles from being visible. As well as that, you have to remember the P-47s were originally designed as interceptors and high altitude fighters. Even then, there's not really any clear-cut answer but I'll give you my thoughts for US planes (mainly fighters) in arcade mode below: ntm the F-104 line is more or less a dead end, the only other stuff you could include would be the F-101 variants, F-102/106 (likely a 106 bc gun) and maybe the YF-107. Most War Thunderfighters are single-engine single-seat planes, including many of the iconic aircraft of WWII such as the Spitfire, P-51 Mustang and A6M Zero. The f104 jsut goes fast fast fast and fights the playstyle of a heavy fighter. Most of the later attackers are navy but if they add things like the Bronco or the Dragonfly the attacker line would be incredibly long even with folding the A-26 series and PBJs. I wanted to do something else and starting hunting for some skins and then I discovered the Italian line. Cookies help us deliver our Services. The navy line are more adaptable than the army fighters, especially at higher tiers. Sensible Ouiaboo. So far, therefore, in accordance with the kill/loss ratio the following vehicles (with an indication of the Battle Rating = BR) are the most effective ones in Realistic Land Battles.. Then you move on the the f8f bearcats. Usually equipped with light weapons, like MGs. They are all BnZ energy fighters, be sure of that, but that is how they compare to each other. Bearcats are great. I agree for the F-4s but not necessarily the F-100. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Press J to jump to the feed. I'd place a higher priority in splitting the naval fighters to have fighter and fighter-bomber lines. Tank EC when; Justice for the Romanian EULA. Best prop ATM is either bearcat, Ta, George, or La9. If you wanna be even more specific, splitting the attacker line in two where one is dedicated to the USAAC/USAF and the other for Navy/USMC. Most F7Fs ended up in land-based service, as attack aircraft or night fighters; only the later F7F-4N was certified for carrier service. Fighter planes are aircraft used for dogfights and attacking other fighters. Oh man, I'm so excited for the F7F. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. They may be largely CAS in War Thunder, but that line's primary role is interceptor, so having the F-104s there is fitting. Mirage F1E, EBRC Jag when? If you're feeling adventurous, the P-39 and P-63 lines offer some one-shot-sometimes-bounce 37mm fun. Only difference is the folding wings and extra guns. Do you want to make the grind even worse, i see you too like to live dangerously, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Joining a squadron in War Thunder is easy, if you know who you want to join. 4x 20mm in the wing roots (and with a nose that is basically 2' wide, they're basically all centered) with 800 rounds. The game is based around combined arms battles on air, land, and sea with vehicles from the Spanish Civil War to today. Never underestimate the flying potatoes (the F4F Wildcats). In the market for War Thunder Equipment? Look at the other 4 major nations. War Thunder: World of Planes is a free to play MMO combat game dedicated to World War II military aviation, armored vehicles, and fleets. The F4Fs are a bit chunky and awkward, the F6F is fat, sassy and overpowered, the Corsairs are all good energy fighters (especially the 1c with 4x20mm dakka) and even a stock Bearcat climbs like a magic rocket (also the F8F-1b has enough cannon ammo to take down the entire Luftwaffe). Good way to declutter the fighter line. The USAAF fighters tend to be faster, high altitude, and less maneuverable, with the exception of the P39 and P63 which are fairly nimble. The game is based around combined arms battles on air, land, and sea with vehicles from the Spanish Civil War to today. With the F3D-1 and FJ-4B being removed from the attackers to go in that line. Anyway, America needs a sixth line too. I like how the other answers mention the Blackburn Firebrand and the Dornier Do 217, both not exactly fighters. Since World War I, achieving and maintaining air superiority has been essential for victory in conventional warfare. For quite some time, piston-engined aircraft ruled the skies. | FAQs | ^Mods | Magic ^Words. You will take part in all of the major combat battles, fighting with real players all over the world. Especially love to kill Russians in them since they think they can out-turn you. Yes. Fighter planes, with some My inclination would be putting the F-4s in the heavy fighter line. So you need to set your convergence tight and get in close to make their guns truly effective. War Thunder > General Discussions > Topic Details. If you like reliable ammo, anything with 6 or 8 .50 cals will do the trick. Press J to jump to the feed. When the F7F Tigercat comes out, plenty a' planes be poppin. It gives you a 100% boost of RP and I think 50% boost of SL. The F-4 line can more directly lead to jets like the F-15, the only 4th gen jet you could plausibly add to that F-104 line would be the F-16 but even then that's more fitting for the main fighter line. Is it worth following this line? Although delivered to United States Marine Corps (USMC) combat units before the end of World War II, the Tigercat did not see combat service in that war. Will also delete on comment score of -1 or less. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. But there is no high-altitude, long-range bomber escorting in War Thunder at all, and all that counts is interception, at which the P-fighters are mediocre at best. Gonna be an amazing plane whenever its released. They all have 5 lines, but America is stuck with 4. Yeah but Apollo 11 would fight Salyut which would beat it by virtue of actually having a gun. Sparviero is the second best Italian fighter in the game. The second buffalo is outstanding! Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, _Naval forces and supersonic aircraft were a mistake. They have a skin for almost every single plane and the goals for a skin weren't as high as they are now so I just gave it a try. They saw service in the Korean War and were withdrawn from service in 1954. F6f is amazing. There are also some worse heavy fighters that predate the P-38 family (I think) which could be Tier 1 for this new line. This plane is probable one of the best high tier fighters in the game. For when the newer tier 6 and 7 jets are added the tree will become much deeper, I believe we may be come to a time somewhere in the next year where the tree will look radically different. Interesting: Northrop P-61 Black ^Widow | ^Grumman | De Havilland ^Hornet | Focke-Wulf Ta ^154, Parent commenter can toggle ^NSFW or ^delete. Aside from turning, it's excellent in every way. In this episode: • Pages of History: the origins of the Soviet T-50;• Air Triathlon: comparing the top-tier fighter jets;• Metal Beasts: a new Chinese MBT. The F-100 was designed as a fighter the same way the F-86 was, it literally was devised as an F-86 variant. Joining a Squadron. As well as that, you have to remember the P-47s were originally designed as interceptors and high altitude fighters. This is a subreddit for War Thunder, a cross platform vehicular combat MMO developed by Gaijin Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Studying these tactics seriously by reading up on, practicing, and using these principles to your advantage will greatly increase your effectiveness in a dogfight. Especially the F4F-3 is pretty nimble, and being Grumman planes they have a brutally overengineered airframe and can take severe punishment, both in number of Gs and in number of hits. Starting with the F4U 1C, 4 20mm gives you a big boost on armament while still retaining the classic BnZ play style. This is a subreddit for War Thunder, a cross platform vehicular combat MMO developed by Gaijin Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. They're adding so many newer planes that you can't reasonably fit these aircraft into the tree while maintaining a clean UI, What if we put the f-104 after the b-57s and put the phantoms in the heavy fighter line, which makes it not 1.2 million rp to get the f4e in a single tier, Nah the f104 isnt a fighter bomber it's an interceptor, but I put it in the heavy fighter line because its playstyle is similar to all the other, which is go fast and dont turn (F-84, P-47, F-82, etc). They may be largely CAS in War Thunder, but that line's primary role is interceptor, so having the F-104s there is fitting. The navy planes tend to be faster than most planes, but slower than their USAAF counterparts, but with better turning and roll rate. 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