Chance-Vought XF5U Pancake Heavy Fighter VIII tier 1
Pilot

Experimental U.S. Navy fighter with unique configuration. Never saw combat due to the introduction of jet-powered aircraft.
Powerful autocannon armament effective against aircraft with high survivability
Good survivability, but large dimensions and vulnerable engines
High airspeed, long-lasting boost
Low effectiveness in maneuvering combat
Effective in mid-altitude combat and in destroying small amounts of ground targets
Can carry bombs or rockets
  • 2,430,000
    Price
  • 88,000
    Research price

Configuration Chance-Vought XF5U Pancake

Engine
VII
0
Engine R-2000-7
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 714.0
Power 1350
VII
2xR-2000-7
IX
19500
Engine R-2000-2(D)
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 820.0
Power 1600
Price:
Research price 19,500
Purchase price 120,000
IX
19500
2xR-2000-2(D)
Airframe
VII
0
Airframe VS-315
Specifications:
Weight , kg 5770.0
Hit Points 600
VII
VS-315
VIII
20900
Airframe XF5U-1
Specifications:
Weight , kg 6400.0
Hit Points 650
Price:
Research price 20,900
Purchase price 131,500
VIII
20900
XF5U-1
Cowling-mounted weapon
VII
0
Machine gun 12.7 mm MG-53-2 (C)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 52
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 800
Effective Fire Range , m 540
VII
6x12.7 mm MG-53-2 (C)
VIII
17800
Machine gun 12.7 mm MG-53HB (C)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 65
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 800
Effective Fire Range , m 560
Price:
Research price 17,800
Purchase price 27,600
VIII
17800
6x12.7 mm MG-53HB (C)
IX
39500
Autocannon 20 mm M39 (C)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
High rate of fire
Specifications:
Damage per Second 170
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 700
Effective Fire Range , m 800
Price:
Research price 39,500
Purchase price 66,000
IX
39500
4x20 mm M39 (C)
Outboard weapon
No weapons
V
0
Bombs 500 lb
Effective against armored ground targets
Large blast radius
V
2x500 lb
VI
5000
Bombs 1,000 lb
Effective against armored ground targets
Large blast radius
Specifications:
Damage 6000
Damage Radius , m 90
Price:
Research price 5,000
Purchase price 1,800
VI
5000
2x1,000 lb
X
22500
Rockets Tiny Tim
Effective against armored ground targets
Large blast radius
Specifications:
Damage 4500
Damage Radius , m 70
Price:
Research price 22,500
Purchase price 2,000
X
22500
2xTiny Tim

Specifications

Hit Points 600
Weight, kg 7558.0
Firepower 334
12.7 mm MG-53-2 (C) 6
12.7 mm MG-53HB (C) 6
20 mm M39 (C) 4
500 lb 2
1,000 lb 2
Tiny Tim 2
Maneuverability 540
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 13.50
Rate of Roll, °/s 100
Controllability 76
Airspeed 863
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 800
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 800
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 850
Stall Speed, km/h 60
Rate of Climb, m/s 81.00
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 539
Altitude Performance, m 2000
Optimum Altitude, m 2000