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Kawanishi N1K

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Snakehead1234 #1 Posted 13 June 2012 - 10:08 PM

    Airman Basic

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I'm not sure if people have already posted about this aircraft or not but here it is. It was initially designed as a float plane fighter but later the floats were removed and a retractable landing gear was added. It was a perfect match for the F6F Hellcat and was capable of taking on the F4U Corsair and the P51 Mustang. This plane could take a lot of hits and had a powerful armament. It was code named George by the allies.  General characteristicsPerformanceArmament
  • 4× 20 mm Type 99 Model 2 Mk 4 cannon in wings. 200 rounds per gun (up from 100 rounds per gun internally and 70 rounds per gun in underwing boots for the early N1K1-J). The 20×101 mm round had an effective range of 1,000 m (3,280 ft) and a muzzle velocity of 700 m/s (2,297 ft/s). The 128 g shell had 6-8% HE. Rate of fire was about 500 rounds/min per gun. The guns were synchronized to converge at 200 m (656 ft).
  • 2× 250 kg (551 lb) bombsPosted Imageyep looks like someone covered it already sorry

Edited by Snakehead1234, 13 June 2012 - 10:10 PM.

Wake_Island #2 Posted 13 June 2012 - 10:10 PM

    Awesome Crew

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Aces: Too many to count.
I have solo'd an entire enemy team.

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