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DmdSeeker
08-05-2005, 10:13 PM
In the object viewer it states that the Brewster had 1000hp in WEP.

My Brewster doesn't seem to actually have WEP.

A fault in the object viewer? Or did some one slip a Dutch spec plane in my CD?

DmdSeeker
08-05-2005, 10:13 PM
In the object viewer it states that the Brewster had 1000hp in WEP.

My Brewster doesn't seem to actually have WEP.

A fault in the object viewer? Or did some one slip a Dutch spec plane in my CD?

FritzGryphon
08-05-2005, 11:32 PM
The Buffalo throttle goes to 110%. This is probably what they mean by WEP.

The "Boost (WEP) on/off" button is only for special types of emergency power, like MW50, GM1, water inject, etc. Buffalo has none of these.

DmdSeeker
08-05-2005, 11:51 PM
Ah, that makes sense.

Thanks.

GerritJ9
08-06-2005, 02:13 AM
A Dutch-spec Brewster Buffalo would actually be superior to the RAF Buffalo Mk.1, especially in 1200 hp B-339D version.
The KNIL received two versions of the B-339; the B-339C with an 1100 hp Cyclone of which 24 were delivered, and the B-339D with a 1200 hp Cyclone. The KNIL had ordered all 72 Brewsters with a 1200 hp engine, but these were not available and so the first 24 were delivered with the 1100 hp engine. The KNIL aeroplanes were on average some 250 kg lighter than the RAF B-339E which was heavily overloaded with all sorts of "necessary" equyipment, turning the F2A-2 on which it was based into a lump of lead. Both Dutch Brewster versions were faster in level flight than the B-339E and could also easily outclimb their RAF counterpart, especially the B-339D with that 1200 hp Cyclone. Once they had got the measure of the opposition, the KNIL pilots considered the Brewster to be superior overall to the Ki.43 and the equal of the A6M2. Unfortunately, by that time most KNIL Buffs had been destroyed, many on the ground.
The KNIL received four or five ex-RAF Buffalos after the fall of Singapore, but the KNIL pilots were not impressed and as far as is known they were never used in action by the KNIL.

DmdSeeker
08-07-2005, 12:00 PM
U wordt bedankte! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif