Arado Ar 197 Multirole Fighter IV tier 1
Pilot

The last German biplane fighter. Designed for naval operations for the never-completed aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin.
Machine gun and autocannon armament effective in close combat
Low survivability
Low airspeed, but good boost
High maneuverability in horizontal turns
Effective in low-altitude combat and in destroying small amounts of ground targets
Can carry small bombs
Increased credit income per battle
  • 1,125
    Price

Configuration Arado Ar 197

Engine
III
0
Engine BMW 132Dc
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 580.0
Power 880
III
BMW 132Dc
Airframe
II
0
Airframe Ar 197
Specifications:
Weight , kg 1749.0
Hit Points 240
Compatibility: Arado Ar 197
II
Ar 197
Synchronized machine gun
IV
0
Machine gun 7.92 mm MG-17 (1940) (S)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 30
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 1200
Effective Fire Range , m 440
IV
2x7.92 mm MG-17 (1940) (S)
Wing-mounted weapon
V
0
Autocannon 20 mm MG-FF (W)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 60
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 320
Effective Fire Range , m 580
V
2x20 mm MG-FF (W)
Outboard weapon
No weapons
III
0
Bombs SD 50
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 1500
Damage Radius , m 50
Price:
Purchase price 400
III
4xSD 50

Specifications

Hit Points 240
Weight, kg 2569.0
Firepower 199
7.92 mm MG-17 (1940) (S) 2
20 mm MG-FF (W) 2
SD 50 4
Maneuverability 1006
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 8.60
Rate of Roll, °/s 100
Controllability 83
Airspeed 407
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 400
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 400
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 460
Stall Speed, km/h 70
Rate of Climb, m/s 33.60
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 272
Altitude Performance, m 800
Optimum Altitude, m 800