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P-43 Lancer and P-47 optimal altitude should be higher


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egikov #1 Posted 08 January 2018 - 04:00 PM

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P-43's optimal altitude should be higher than P-36 optimal altitude. Because P-43 had very good high altitude performance:

" P-43A had a very good high-altitude performance coupled with an effective oxygen system. Fast and well-armed with excellent long-range capabilities, until the arrival of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning, the Lancer was the only Allied fighter capable of catching a Japanese Mitsubishi Ki-46 "Dinah" reconnaissance plane at the speeds and heights at which they flew. " - Wikipedia.org

Also, P-35 and Hawk 75M should probably have similar altitude performance.

Edit: P-47 Thunderbolt also had higher service ceiling than P-51 Mustang.


Edited by egikov, 08 January 2018 - 04:25 PM.


pyantoryng #2 Posted 08 January 2018 - 04:31 PM

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The Voughts, Republics, and Fw 190 should all get their former altitude capabilities back.

 

They are artificially inhibited to "force" them into multirole role...



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egikov #3 Posted 08 January 2018 - 04:51 PM

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View Postpyantoryng, on 08 January 2018 - 10:31 AM, said:

The Voughts, Republics, and Fw 190 should all get their former altitude capabilities back.

 

They are artificially inhibited to "force" them into multirole role...

 

Maybe optimal altitude should change with or without bombs/rockets installed?

Kiwiav8r #4 Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:57 PM

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Historically the P-47 could out turn the P-51 at high altitude (>30,000 feet) because it had a lower wing loading.  Having said that, remember that this is a game and historical accuracy has proven not to be a strong enough case to induce change on the part of the Devs.

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