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TheGozr
03-19-2005, 05:04 PM
In game the F4U carry more bombs than the B25 isn't it strange? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

p1ngu666
03-19-2005, 06:21 PM
b25 bomb bay had max internal load of 3000lb's. wingracks could be fited tho, which would up the bombload to 5000lbs. dont know if bomb racks AND internal was used at the same time

all the crew, and 50cals weigh it down. crew of 7? same as a lancaster, but more guns, and 2 less engines. probably more draggy, but i dunno.

JG53Frankyboy
03-19-2005, 06:37 PM
dont forgett the range !
sure, no one cares about in the game.

but , a medium bomber like the B25 could carry the same bombload over a greater range than a Corsair - and that counted in reality http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Tooz_69GIAP
03-19-2005, 07:10 PM
^^^^^
What he said

I first thought it odd that a fighter could carry more bombs than a dedicated explosive ordnance carrying aircraft, but then I remembered reading a comparison of the B-17 and B-24, and the major factor was range. You gave both aircraft the same load and full tanks, the B-24 would far outperform the B-17. Also, the B-24 could carry more poundage than the B-17 for the same range.

So I realised that a Corsair would not be able to fly anywhere near as far as the B-25 with the same loadouts, so it made sense.

3.JG51_BigBear
03-19-2005, 08:03 PM
Range has to be the biggest factor but so is technology. I doubt any single engine armoured aircraft could have even lifted off with a bomb load that big when the B-25 was designed.

TheGozr
03-20-2005, 01:27 AM
a single corsair can sink a all metal carrier in only one sortie a B25 can't that's sad.. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

p1ngu666
03-20-2005, 07:37 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by 3.JG51_BigBear:
Range has to be the biggest factor but so is technology. I doubt any single engine armoured aircraft could have even lifted off with a bomb load that big when the B-25 was designed. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

true

corsair does it because it doesnt haveto all the crew, and defensive stuff like turrets, extra guns. but a corsair would be more vunrable with bombs, yes it can drop them, but then u dont bomb target http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif