Blackburn Skua

Fighter
III tier

Developed as a multi-purpose aircraft for the Royal Air Force. The first prototype flew in February 1937, with total of 192 aircraft being built.

  • Crew: 1
    Pilot
    1
    Rear Gunner
  • Price: 38,000
  • Research price: 900

Configuration Blackburn Skua

Airframe
III
0
Airframe Skua Mk.1
Specifications:
Weight , kg 3082.0
Hit Points 225
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
III
Skua Mk.1
IV
1100
Airframe Skua Mk.2
Specifications:
Weight , kg 3132.0
Hit Points 250
Price:
Research price 1,100
Purchase price 10,550
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
IV
1100
Skua Mk.2
Engine
II
0
Engine Mercury IVS.2
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 438.0
Power 560
II
Mercury IVS.2
III
225
Engine Mercury VIS
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 438.0
Power 605
Price:
Research price 225
Purchase price 4,100
III
225
Mercury VIS
IV
830
Engine Perseus XII
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 465.0
Power 905
Price:
Research price 830
Purchase price 12,500
IV
830
Perseus XII
Wing-mounted weapon
II
0
Machine gun .303 Vickers Mk.II (W)
Ineffective against armored targets
Specifications:
Weight , kg 40.0
Caliber , mm 7.70
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 600
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 775
Damage 42
II Ineffective against armored targets
4x.303 Vickers Mk.II (W)
III
425
Machine gun .303 Vickers Mk.III (W)
Ineffective against armored targets
Specifications:
Weight , kg 40.0
Caliber , mm 7.70
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 600
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 775
Damage 50
Price:
Research price 425
Purchase price 3,200
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
III Ineffective against armored targets
425
4x.303 Vickers Mk.III (W)
Outboard weapon
No weapons
V
0
Weapons 250 lb
Effective against armored targets
Specifications:
Weight , kg 113.0
Damage Radius , m 60
Damage 2200
Price:
Purchase price 700
V Effective against armored targets
250 lb
VI
3000
Weapons 500 lb (tail unit 26)
Effective against armored targets
Specifications:
Weight , kg 227.0
Damage Radius , m 75
Damage 4350
Price:
Research price 3,000
Purchase price 950
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
VI Effective against armored targets
3000
500 lb (tail unit 26)
Rear gun
I
0
Rear gun .303 Lewis Mk II
Ineffective against armored targets
Specifications:
Weight , kg 45.0
Caliber , mm 7.70
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 600
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 740
Damage 35
Autocannon 1
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
I Ineffective against armored targets
.303 Lewis Mk II
III
1100
Rear gun .303 Lewis Mk III
Ineffective against armored targets
Specifications:
Weight , kg 45.0
Caliber , mm 7.70
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 600
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 740
Damage 45
Autocannon 1
Price:
Research price 1,100
Purchase price 7,200
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
III Ineffective against armored targets
1100
.303 Lewis Mk III

Specifications

Hit Points 225
Weight , kg 3698.0
Firepower 41
.303 Vickers Mk.II (W) 4
.303 Vickers Mk.III (W) 4
250 lb 1
500 lb (tail unit 26) 1
Rear gun .303 Lewis Mk II 1
Rear gun .303 Lewis Mk III 1
Maneuverability 313
Average Time to Turn 360 deg , s 14.60
Rate of Roll , °/s 90
Controllability 90
Airspeed 293
Top Speed at Sea Level , km/h 289
Top Speed at Best Altitude , km/h 340
Maximum Dive Speed , km/h 450
Stall Speed , km/h 100
Rate of Climb , m/s 7.60
Optimum Airspeed , km/h 192
Altitude Performance , m 1150
Optimum Altitude , m 1150
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