The RAF's successes with the Mustang led to a good deal of attention from the United States Army Air Force; after highlighting the fighter's only serious shortcoming as its high altitude performance, enquiries were made into fitting the aircraft with a different engine. 124,334 views (7,367 votes, average: 4.94 out of 5) The propeller change on certain P-51Ks was due to part shortages and had nothing to do with the model itself, it only happened to be that way. Then just put them in a folder. The Mustang Mk IA takes on a two-tone desert camouflage as default with a light blue underbelly, making it quite distinguishable in the airspace. For this reason, the Mustangs were used in support of ground operations rather than in their intended original role as a fighter. Join now and take part in major battles on land, in the air, and at sea, fighting with millions of … It was widely exported to countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. At low altitudes, turning is very snappy provided you have the speed. The armament of the aircraft consists of one 20mm cannon and two 12.7mm machine guns placed under the engine hood. A few paragraphs on aircraft history, design, development, employment, and other notable facts. The airframe and wings were strengthened to harness the power of the Merlin engine, which also resulted in the fitting of under wing stores now being an option. It was in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.29. The story of the Mustang family started in 1940. The Mustang was originally designed to use a low-altitude rated Allison V-1710 engine. Most of those were later refitted with Hamilton Standards anyway. The latter can be easily done if the Mustang pilot is aggressive and will eagerly tail an enticing target in a dive down to low altitude. https://wiki.warthunder.com/index.php?title=Mustang_Mk_IA_(Great_Britain)&oldid=83822, 38 mm Bulletproof glass - Armoured windscreen, 6.35 mm Steel plate in front of the engine, 6.35 mm Steel plate between the engine and pilot, 4 x 20 mm Hispano Mk.II cannons, wing-mounted (125 rpg = 500 total), Good manoeuvrability (roll+pitch) at high speed (max @ 600 km/h), Great RP and reward bonus due to premium status, Poor backward visibility in simulator mode due to cockpit design, No G-Suit, can black out easily in high-speed manoeuvres. Now I can finally give the laptop to my grandma and play WT on console. The main difference comes from the limited Allison power plant and its formidable armament of 4 x 20 mm Hispano Mk.II cannons. Fighters, as the name suggests, are designed to fight other aircraft. And STILL NO P-51B/C model in the game... Why Gaijin? Read more: Operation W.I.N.T.E.R. Be sure to reference text and sources by using , as well as adding them at the end of the article with . It costs 1,850 Golden Eagles. Nov 30, 2019 - The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang was an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II, the Korean War and other conflicts. The War Thunder Team. Another insubstantial report...more feathers than chicken. The ▄Mustang Mk IA is a premium rank III British fighter Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example: Paste links to sources and external resources, such as: © 2010—2020 by Gaijin Entertainment. Distinguishable identifications towards the Royal Air Force are seen with roundels on the wings and rear fuselage, with a red, white, blue fin flash. This one time install is somewhat of a pain. War Thunder is a next generation MMO combat game dedicated to World War II military aviation, armored vehicles, and fleets. Winter football: friendly matches and New Year tournaments. To top that off, it has an average turn-rate as well. The origins of the aircraft came about in April 1940, when the British Purchasing Commission approached the North American aviation company to design a fighter to augment those already in service with RAF Fighter Command. 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. It was used in the Korean war. A Mustang with altitude is a dangerous Mustang. The plan wasn’t without risks, but the Commission decided to take it… and won big time. The Mustang was very successful in this role and an additional order for a further 300 aircraft was placed. War Thunder American Realistic Battle (featuring P-51 Mustang). I with 4x .303 Browning Machine guns, 500rpg, and 4x .50 Machin guns, 400rpg. The P-51 Mustang was the most iconic fighter of the United States Army Air Force. Installation But if you are new to the DCS platform, you first need to install the free DCS World game environment where all DCS modules, like DCS: P-51D Mustang run. It costs 1,850 Golden Eagles. While War Thunder is constantly adding new Cold War era and modern military vehicles, there is always something interesting for World War II history fans. Top speed is very good, yet achieving it can take some time due to the slow acceleration. Main Battery: 1x single 4 inch QF Mk.V cannon. 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 batterie… Secondary Battery: 1x single 3 inch naval AA Mk.V cannon But North American Aviation came with a counter proposal: to develop a completely new aircraft for the RAF… within four months. See more ideas about mustang, p51 mustang, fighter. WHEN WILL GAIJIN FIX THAT MIGHTY MUSTANG`S SHITTY RUDDER? 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). The Mustang Mk IA takes on a two-tone desert camouflage as default with a light blue underbelly, making it quite distinguishable in the airspace. with a battle rating of 4.0 (AB/SB) and 3.7 (RB). Additionally, a small amount of damage taken by the engine can result in its destruction, which is relatively annoying while attacking bombers. Low Tier German Close Air Support in War Thunder is one of my most requested line ups in the comments. SERGEANT IVAN | TWIN AUTO 37MM CANNONS (War Thunder ZSU-37-2. However, with British and American interest in the fighter still growing, future variants of the Mustang would show yet more improvements. Air targets belts are recommended for experienced players; they possess the most HE shells out of any belt, but lack tracers. Re: War Thunder Message par fatfluffycat » Ven 1 Mai 2015 00:12 brroleg a écrit : Will not play War Thunder until they fix damage for the Vya-23 cannons on il-2(they cant damage medium tanks, while .50 cals destroys them in 1 burst) III. ... War Thunder - Mustang Pack. War Thunder - … No reason to have different BR. It has been in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.27. The Mustang Mk IA is equipped in the same manner as the American original P-51with four 20 mm cannons in the wing and Allison engine. Mustangs could now carry bombs, rockets or long range drop tanks. The Mustang Mk IA (Great Britain) is armed with: The Mustang Mk-1A is similar to its bigger brother (or in some ways smaller) in the fact that it carries many good and bad traits. The Mustang would go on to serve the USAF in the Korean War, and was exported to over 50 foreign air forces. 585 10 December 2020 Meet Major Update “Hot Tracks”! Unlike the P-51H, the F-82E had its guns inbetween the two P-51Hs. 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 North-American P-51 Mustang was an American fighter designed in the early 1940s and is considered the best US fighter of WWII. With the range to escort bombers all the way from England to targets in Germany and able to meet any piston engined enemy fighter on at least an even footing, the Mustang was one of the most successful fighters of WWII. December 19, 2020 War Thunder 20:57. The He 112 A-O is equipped with a nose mounted prototype 20mm cannon that can smash through 60mm of armour. And with thousands built, they shouldn't be premiums. The British designation of the original production model of the P-51 was the Mustang Mk. That’s when the British Purchasing Commission approached North American Aviation to build Curtiss P-40 fighters under license. The game is pretty much the same as on PC, free access to naval CBT for Xbox players is really nice. High altitude performance is miserable, but it won't get there any time soon with the sluggish climb rate. The game is based around combined arms battles on air, land, and sea with vehicles from the Spanish Civil War to today. If they are to similar to already existing vehicles. 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! It was considered to be superior to any other American fighter at the time, particularly at low level. So if I understood correctly P-51D and P-51K are identical except propeller blades. No, it's only a matter of whether they were manufactured in Inglewood or Dallas. War Thunder is the most comprehensive free-to-play, cross-platform, MMO military game dedicated to aviation, armoured vehicles, and naval craft from World War II and the Cold War. • The 4 inch cannon and 3 inch cannon cannot be controlled at the same time, limiting firepower further • AA guns can't target aircraft incoming from the front or rear • Low survivability _____ Armament. The P-51 participated in the Korean War and other post-WWII conflicts. The North American P-51 Mustang was a single seat fighter which was designed, developed and entered service all during the course of the Second World War. In this case, one can rely on bleeding the Mustang of its speed as it pursues its target or when it returns to a climb and use this opportunity to pounce the Mustang. However, the 1100 hp Allison V-1710 engine had a poorer performance at high altitude, particularly above 15,000 feet which was above where the engine supercharger was optimized for. Here's a trick you can do to confirm this (not that it needs confirming): Do a test flight, fly to a river or the sea, shoot in the water and watch how big the splash is. Low-altitude manoeuvrability is decent. Martin-Baker Aircraft began the MB 5 as the second Martin-Baker MB 3 prototype, designed to Air Ministry Specification F.18/39 for an agile, sturdy Royal Air Force fighter, able to fly faster than 400 mph. Weapon Maintenance at level 5, Crew level 61. The P-51 was also in service with Allied air forces in the North African, Mediterranean and Italian theatres, and saw limited service against the Japanese in the Pacific War. And a premium Mustang Mk III would be nice: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/49/b1/df/49b1dff29df333a5919aeff5a9e1998c.jpg. It doesn't make a whole lot of sense that there are four essentially copypasta'd P-51Ds with very similar—even identical—stats/flightmodels/physical models, when there is a totally ignored variant, the P-51B/C/Mk. This plane is Rank IV American fighter. This page was last edited on 24 December 2020, at 11:29. Try to take out a Mustang, you must do what you can to rob it of its altitude advantage by either climbing above it or bringing it down to the Earth. $49.99. This section should be used to describe tactics and techniques specific to the aircraft - general strategies such as "boom and zoom" should be limited to a sentence or two, with a link to the appropriate page. Unfortunately, the Mustang Mk-1A is not a great Boom & Zoom fighter nor a great turn-fighter; it is a trade-off between the great high-altitude performance of the P-51D and its own average all-altitude performance. Speed, manoeuvrability, acceleration and allowable loads - these are the most important characteristics of the vehicle. This section should be used to describe tactics and techniques specific to the aircraft - general strategies such as "boom and zoom" should be limited to a sentence or two, with a link to the appropriate page. The Mk-1A is equipped with four Hispano 20 mm cannons, making it a formidable firing platform. Unlike in the Typhoon series, the guns on the Mustang are mounted in close proximity, dealing a deadly double punch when hitting. The prototype first flew on October 26th 1940 and, after a highly successful test and evaluation period, 320 aircraft were ordered and the first production aircraft flew on May 1st 1941. War Thunder was the only game I kept playing on my **** PC after I bought Xbox One. The British Rolls-Royce Merlin was selected for testing in five converted Mustangs, and the performance of the fighter increased dramatically. Describe how the aircraft behaves in the air. The F-82E was two P-51H mustangs that connected wings and the tail fin. Just got this plane, took it up, shot 4 rounds out of it at a 109 and the guns jammed. I thought I would kill two birds with one stone (almost literally) by including the He112 A-0 and Stuka Ju-87 G-2! https://forum.warthunder.com/index.php?/topic/383690-north-american-mustang-mk-i-british-tech-tree/ It was introduced in Update 1.49 "Weapons of Victory" . You call that realistic? The top speed is only middling, although top speed and dive-speed are excellent. IA. The game is based around combined arms battles on air, land, and sea with vehicles from the Spanish Civil War to today. Stats: Speed: 620 km/h. $5.99. However, these cannon will run out of ammo, due to the sparse 125 rpg. There are so many vehicles in the files that should have been added a long time ago. The ▄Mustang Mk IAis a premium rank III British fighter with a battle rating of 4.0 (AB/SB) and 3.7 (RB). Generally regarded as the greatest American fighter of the Second World War, Mustang pilots were to claim nearly 5,000 air-to-air kills by the end of the conflict. The Mustang Mk IA is equipped in the same manner as the American original P-51 with four 20 mm cannons in the wing and Allison engine. When will Gaijin add Mustang Mk. War Thunder - Sea Hawk Pack. It has been in the files/CDK for years. Climb: 14.8. The Me-262 (All Variants.) All rights reserved. The prototype of the Mustang, designated NA-73X, was rolled out by North American Aviation on 9 September 1940, albeit without an engine, and was first flown the following 26 October. Now more than capable of competing across all altitude bands and boasting a particularly long range for a single engine fighter, the Mustang was rapidly evolving into one of the most capable air assets of the entire war. Otherwise, there is no differences whatsoever between D and K models. Commenting is no longer available for this news, https://forum.warthunder.com/index.php?/topic/383690-north-american-mustang-mk-i-british-tech-tree/, https://i.pinimg.com/originals/49/b1/df/49b1dff29df333a5919aeff5a9e1998c.jpg. Excluding the hunter, as that has already been covered, I have an interesting addition. In game, the F-82E isn't very manoeuvrable, but its really fast and its guns are amazing. They will jam quickly too. Additionally, the cockpit is a great downfall, as it provides poor visibility. I missed my chance to get it back in the TL days. War Thunder Realistic Gameplay. Depiction of any real-world weapon or vehicle in this game does not mean participation in game development, sponsorship or endorsement by any weapon or vehicle manufacturer. Thus, the Mk-1A is a great plane for head-ons, tail-end combat, and in very few cases, turn fighting. The new batch was modified by fitting self sealing fuel tanks and replacing the earlier Mustangs' eight machine guns with a new armament of four 20mm cannon, to create the Mustang Mk.IA. Climb rate is relatively poor, at only 13 m/s. Any chance the P51-A will ever be made available again? Take advantage of the cannon though, because when compared to other nation's counterparts the MK-1A can make rapid kills of any plane. All Discussions ... Hispano MK II's and MK V's are decent, but not the most powerful cannons in the game by a long chalk. The engine is prone to overheating relatively (and annoyingly) quickly in realistic and simulator battles. 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