Curtiss Model 81A-1 Fighter IV tier 1
Pilot

Early modification of the P-40, also known as the Curtiss Model 81A-1. A total of 199 aircraft of this modification were built.
Machine gun armament effective in close combat
Low survivability, vulnerable engine
High airspeed, good boost
Good maneuverability in horizontal turns
Effective in mid-altitude maneuvering combat
Increased credit income per battle
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Configuration Curtiss Model 81A-1

Engine
V
0
Engine V-1710-33
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 570.0
Power 1050
Compatibility: Curtiss Model 81A-1
V
V-1710-33
Airframe
IV
0
Airframe Model 81A-1
Specifications:
Weight , kg 1960.0
Hit Points 220
Compatibility: Curtiss Model 81A-1
IV
Model 81A-1
Synchronized machine gun
IV
0
Machine gun 12.7 mm M2 (S)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 38
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 700
Effective Fire Range , m 500
IV
2x12.7 mm M2 (S)

Specifications

Hit Points 220
Weight, kg 2650.0
Firepower 81
12.7 mm M2 (S) 2
Maneuverability 789
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 10.80
Rate of Roll, °/s 130
Controllability 83
Airspeed 560
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 560
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 560
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 750
Stall Speed, km/h 160
Rate of Climb, m/s 36.70
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 367
Altitude Performance, m 1600
Optimum Altitude, m 1600