Bf 109 F-4

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Bf 109 F-4
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Overview
TypeAircraft
RoleFighter
Availability
Part ofBattle of Stalingrad
Development statusReleased

Bf 109 F-4 is a German fighter available as part of Battle of Stalingrad.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Specifications[edit | edit source]

Indicated stall speed in flight configuration: 154..171 km/h
Indicated stall speed in takeoff/landing configuration: 148..161 km/h
Dive speed limit: 850 km/h
Maximum load factor: 11 G
Stall angle of attack in flight configuration: 19.9 °
Stall angle of attack in landing configuration: 17 °

Maximum true air speed at sea level, engine mode - Combat: 522 km/h
Maximum true air speed at 2000 m, engine mode - Combat: 570 km/h
Maximum true air speed at 6000 m, engine mode - Combat: 635 km/h

Service ceiling: 11600 m
Climb rate at sea level: 19.5 m/s
Climb rate at 3000 m: 18.8 m/s
Climb rate at 6000 m: 14.9 m/s

Maximum performance turn at sea level: 20.3 s, at 270 km/h IAS.
Maximum performance turn at 3000 m: 26.1 s, at 270 km/h IAS.

Flight endurance at 3000 m: 2.6 h, at 350 km/h IAS.

Takeoff speed: 150..180 km/h
Glideslope speed: 190..200 km/h
Landing speed: 145..155 km/h
Landing angle: 14.8 °

Note 1: the data provided is for international standard atmosphere (ISA).
Note 2: flight performance ranges are given for possible aircraft mass ranges.
Note 3: maximum speeds, climb rates and turn times are given for standard aircraft mass.
Note 4: climb rates are given for Combat power, turn times are given for Emergency power.

Engine:
Model: DB-601E
Maximum power in Emergency mode at sea level: 1350 HP
Maximum power in Emergency mode at 4800 m: 1320 HP
Maximum power in Combat mode at sea level: 1200 HP
Maximum power in Combat mode at 4900 m: 1200 HP

Engine modes:
Nominal (unlimited time): 2300 RPM, 1.15 ata
Combat power (up to 30 minutes): 2500 RPM, 1.3 ata
Emergency power (up to 1 minute): 2700 RPM, 1.42 ata

Water rated temperature in engine output: 100..102 °C
Water maximum temperature in engine output: 115 °C
Oil rated temperature in engine intake: 70..80 °C
Oil maximum temperature in engine intake: 85 °C

Supercharger gear shift altitude: fluid coupling

Empty weight: 2382 kg
Minimum weight (no ammo, 10% fuel): 2545 kg
Standard weight: 2890 kg
Maximum takeoff weight: 3189 kg
Fuel load: 304 kg / 400 l
Useful load: 807 kg

Forward-firing armament:
20mm gun "MG 151/20", 200 rounds, 700 rounds per minute, nose-mounted
2 x 7.92mm machine gun "MG 17", 500 rounds, 1200 rounds per minute, synchronized
2 x 15mm gun "MG 151/15", 135 rounds, 700 rounds per minute, wing-mounted (modification)
2 x 20mm gun "MG 151/20", 135 rounds, 700 rounds per minute, wing-mounted (modification)

Bombs:
Up to 4 x 55 kg general purpose bombs "SC 50"
249 kg general purpose bomb "SC 250"

Length: 8.94 m
Wingspan: 9.97 m
Wing surface: 16.1 m^2

Combat debut: June 1941

Additional Configurations[edit | edit source]

MG 151/15 15mm guns in wing-mounted gun pods with 135 rounds per each
Additional mass: 193 kg
Ammunition mass: 47 kg
Guns mass: 146 kg
Estimated speed loss: 11 km/h

MG 151/20 20mm guns in wing-mounted gun pods with 135 rounds per each
Additional mass: 212 kg
Ammunition mass: 55 kg
Guns mass: 157 kg
Estimated speed loss: 12 km/h

4 x 55 kg General Purpose Bombs SC 50
Additional mass: 260 kg
Ammunition mass: 220 kg
Racks mass: 40 kg
Estimated speed loss before drop: 51 km/h
Estimated speed loss after drop: 11 km/h

249 kg General Purpose Bomb SC 250
Additional mass: 279 kg
Ammunition mass: 249 kg
Racks mass: 30 kg
Estimated speed loss before drop: 31 km/h
Estimated speed loss after drop: 10 km/h

Removed pilot armoured headrest for improved field of view
Weight savings: 8 kg
Estimated speed loss: 0 km/h

Additional pilot protection: armoured triplex wind screen
Additional mass: 20 kg
Estimated speed loss: 1 km/h

History[edit | edit source]