Blackburn Skua Multirole Fighter III tier 1
Pilot
1
Rear Gunner

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.
Machine gun armament effective in close combat
Low survivability
Low airspeed, but good boost
Good maneuverability in horizontal turns
Effective in mid-altitude combat and in destroying small amounts of ground targets
Equipped with a rear gun
Can carry powerful bombs
  • 38,000
    Price
  • 900
    Research price

Configuration Blackburn Skua

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
Airframe
III
0
Airframe Skua Mk.1
Specifications:
Weight , kg 3082.0
Hit Points 220
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
Wing-mounted weapon
II
0
Machine gun .303 Vickers Mk.II (W)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 23
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 600
Effective Fire Range , m 440
II
4x.303 Vickers Mk.II (W)
III
425
Machine gun .303 Vickers Mk.III (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
Price:
Research price 425
Purchase price 3,200
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
III
425
4x.303 Vickers Mk.III (W)
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
250 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
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
VI
3000
500 lb
Rear gun
I
0
Rear gun .303 Lewis Mk II
Delivers defensive fire automatically
Specifications:
Damage per Second 20
Effective Fire Range , m 500
Field of Fire , ° 25
Gun Elevation , ° 60
Gun Depression , ° -10
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
I
.303 Lewis Mk II
III
1100
Rear gun .303 Lewis Mk III
Delivers defensive fire automatically
Specifications:
Damage per Second 24
Effective Fire Range , m 500
Field of Fire , ° 25
Gun Elevation , ° 60
Gun Depression , ° -10
Price:
Research price 1,100
Purchase price 7,200
Compatibility: Blackburn Skua
III
1100
.303 Lewis Mk III

Specifications

Hit Points 220
Weight, kg 3658.0
Firepower 106
.303 Vickers Mk.II (W) 4
.303 Vickers Mk.III (W) 4
250 lb 1
500 lb 1
Rear gun .303 Lewis Mk II 1
Rear gun .303 Lewis Mk III 1
Maneuverability 713
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 11.10
Rate of Roll, °/s 90
Controllability 78
Airspeed 350
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 340
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 340
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 500
Stall Speed, km/h 120
Rate of Climb, m/s 23.40
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 227
Altitude Performance, m 1000
Optimum Altitude, m 1000