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P51A

P-51s prior to the development of the P-51D lacked the characteristic "teardrop"/bubble canopy that the P-51D and later versions possessed

P51D30

After combat experience with earlier variants of the P-51, the P-51D introduced a bubble esque canopy to improve rearward visibility

Summary

The North American P-51 Mustang is a long range, single seat fighter as well as fighter bomber used during the second World War, the Korean War, and other conflicts. The fighter was first designed in 1940, making it's first flight on October 26, 1940, then first entering service in the RAF in January 1942. More than 15,000 Mustangs were constructed, with the aircraft continuing to serve well past the end of World War 2, finally retiring in 1984.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-B with guns/cannons, 9-B with rockets, up to 8-C with bombs

Name: P-51 Mustang

Origin: Real World

Classification: Escort fighter. Fighter bomber.  

Height: Ranges from 12.2 feet to 13.67 feet 

Length: Ranges from 32.25 feet to 33.33 feet

Weight: 4,535kg loaded weight 

Pilot(s): 1

Needed Prerequisite for Use: Single pilot, ammunition, fuel, training, and a runway with an optimal distance to take off

Used By: United States Army air forces, Royal Air Force, various others

Powered By: Varies depending on the version

Operational Timeframe: Several hours

Attack Potency: Wall level with guns/cannons (Both the M2 machine guns and the Hispano cannons carried in earlier versions possess firepower in this range, capable of downing aircraft of similar durability in a single volley), Wall level+ with HVAR rockets (Warhead consists of 3.4kg of TNT), up to Building level with bombs (The 1000 lb bombs carry around 269 kilograms of explosive)

Range: Varying combat radius depending on version, 750 miles to 1180 miles 

Speed: Subsonic to Subsonic+ depending on version (Varies from 382 mph to 487 mph)

Terrain: Air

Material: Aluminum

Durability: Wall level (Is roughly this large)

Weaknesses: Earlier variants had poor rearward visibility

Weaponry:

  • 4 to 6 12.7mm M2 Brownings or 4 20mm Hispano cannons
  • HVAR Rockets
  • Bombs up to 1000 lb

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