Bristol Beaufighter Heavy Fighter V tier 1
Pilot
1
Rear Gunner

First flew in July 1939. Used as a long-range fighter and night fighter. A total of 5,928 aircraft were built.
Powerful machine gun and autocannon armament effective against aircraft with high survivability
Good survivability, but large dimensions and vulnerable engines
Good airspeed, long-lasting boost
Ineffective in maneuvering combat
Effective in mid-altitude combat and in destroying small amounts of ground targets
Equipped with a rear gun with a wide field of fire
Can carry bombs and rockets
  • 427,000
    Price
  • 12,000
    Research price

Configuration Bristol Beaufighter

Engine
V
0
Engine Hercules III
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 875.0
Power 1425
Compatibility: Bristol Beaufighter
V
2xHercules III
VI
4500
Engine Merlin XX
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 730.0
Power 1480
Price:
Research price 4,500
Purchase price 63,000
VI
4500
2xMerlin XX
VI
6500
Engine Hercules VI
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 875.0
Power 1670
Price:
Research price 6,500
Purchase price 75,000
Compatibility: Bristol Beaufighter
VI
6500
2xHercules VI
Airframe
V
0
Airframe Beaufighter
Specifications:
Weight , kg 6361.0
Hit Points 420
Compatibility: Bristol Beaufighter
V
Beaufighter
Cowling-mounted weapon
V
0
Autocannon 20 mm Hispano Mk.I (C)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 80
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 400
Effective Fire Range , m 660
V
4x20 mm Hispano Mk.I (C)
Wing-mounted weapon
IV
0
Machine gun .303 Browning Mk.II (W)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 25
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 600
Effective Fire Range , m 440
IV
6x.303 Browning Mk.II (W)
Rear gun
IV
0
Rear gun .303 Vickers K
Delivers defensive fire automatically
Specifications:
Damage per Second 28
Effective Fire Range , m 550
Field of Fire , ° 30
Gun Elevation , ° 60
Gun Depression , ° -10
Compatibility: Bristol Beaufighter
IV
.303 Vickers K
VI
6200
Rear gun 4x .303 Browning Mk.II
Delivers defensive fire automatically
Very wide field of fire
Specifications:
Damage per Second 96
Effective Fire Range , m 550
Field of Fire , ° 180
Gun Elevation , ° 60
Gun Depression , ° -10
Price:
Research price 6,200
Purchase price 81,000
Compatibility: Bristol Beaufighter
VI
6200
4x .303 Browning Mk.II
Outboard weapon
No weapons
V
0
Bombs 250 lb
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 2200
Damage Radius , m 60
Price:
Purchase price 750
V
2x250 lb
VI
3000
Bombs 500 lb
Effective against armored ground targets
Large blast radius
Specifications:
Damage 4300
Damage Radius , m 75
Price:
Research price 3,000
Purchase price 1,150
VI
3000
2x500 lb
Outboard weapon
No weapons
VI
3200
Rockets RP-3 SAP
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 1000
Damage Radius , m 35
Price:
Research price 3,200
Purchase price 500
VI
3200
8xRP-3 SAP

Specifications

Hit Points 420
Weight, kg 8665.0
Firepower 534
20 mm Hispano Mk.I (C) 4
.303 Browning Mk.II (W) 6
Rear gun .303 Vickers K 1
Rear gun 4x .303 Browning Mk.II 1
250 lb 2
500 lb 2
RP-3 SAP 8
Maneuverability 427
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 14.90
Rate of Roll, °/s 60
Controllability 67
Airspeed 606
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 500
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 500
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 650
Stall Speed, km/h 160
Rate of Climb, m/s 45.50
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 414
Altitude Performance, m 1500
Optimum Altitude, m 1500