Grumman F4F Wildcat

Fighter
V tier

The best U.S. carrier-based fighter at the start of the war with Japan. Used from the outset through the end of the war.

  • Crew: 1
    Pilot
  • Price: 336,000
  • Research price: 12,500

Configuration Grumman F4F Wildcat

Engine
V
0
Engine R-1830-76
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 567.0
Power 1200
Compatibility: Grumman F4F Wildcat
V
R-1830-76
VI
3050
Engine R-1830-94
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 580.0
Power 1350
Price:
Research price 3,050
Purchase price 32,700
Compatibility: Grumman F4F Wildcat
VI
3050
R-1830-94
VI
4700
Engine XR-1820-70
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 620.0
Power 1450
Price:
Research price 4,700
Purchase price 49,600
Compatibility: Grumman F4F Wildcat
VI
4700
XR-1820-70
Airframe
IV
0
Airframe F4F-3
Specifications:
Weight , kg 2613.0
Hit Points 235
Compatibility: Grumman F4F Wildcat
IV
F4F-3
IV
3100
Airframe F4F-4
Specifications:
Weight , kg 2763.0
Hit Points 250
Price:
Research price 3,100
Purchase price 45,500
Compatibility: Grumman F4F Wildcat
IV
3100
F4F-4
Wing-mounted weapon
IV
0
Machine gun 12.7 mm M2 (W)
Specifications:
Weight , kg 76.0
Caliber , mm 12.70
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 700
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 890
Damage 73
IV
4x12.7 mm M2 (W)
IV
0
Machine gun 12.7 mm M2 (W)
Specifications:
Weight , kg 76.0
Caliber , mm 12.70
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 700
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 890
Damage 73
Price:
Purchase price 15,600
IV
6x12.7 mm M2 (W)
Outboard weapon
No weapons
II
0
Weapons 100 pound bomb
Specifications:
Weight , kg 45.0
Damage Radius , m 50
Damage 1100
Price:
Purchase price 125
II
2x100 pound bomb
IV
2400
Weapons 250 pound bomb
Specifications:
Weight , kg 113.0
Damage Radius , m 60
Damage 2200
Price:
Research price 2,400
Purchase price 700
IV
2400
2x250 pound bomb
VIII
14500
Rockets 5'' HVAR Mk. 4
Specifications:
Weight , kg 64.0
Damage Radius , m 30
Damage 1000
Price:
Research price 14,500
Purchase price 300
VIII
14500
6x5'' HVAR Mk. 4

Specifications

Hit Points 235
Weight , kg 3484.0
Firepower 66
12.7 mm M2 (W) 4
12.7 mm M2 (W) 6
100 pound bomb 2
250 pound bomb 2
5'' HVAR Mk. 4 6
Maneuverability 319
Average Time to Turn 360 deg , s 16.10
Rate of Roll , °/s 130
Controllability 94
Airspeed 477
Top Speed at Sea Level , km/h 451
Top Speed at Best Altitude , km/h 530
Maximum Dive Speed , km/h 680
Stall Speed , km/h 150
Rate of Climb , m/s 14.90
Optimum Airspeed , km/h 243
Altitude Performance , m 1250
Optimum Altitude , m 1250
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