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World War II aircraft
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The P-39Q in World War II


Unit Deployment

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Aces High II aircraft
P-39Q Airacobra
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Type Fighter/Attacker
Aces High II loadout options
Package 1 1x 37mm cannon, 30 rounds
2x .50cal MG, 200 rpg
Package 2 1x 37mm cannon, 30 rounds
2x .50cal MG, 200 rpg
2x .50cal MG gondolas, 300 rpg
Options 1x 500lb bomb,
or 1x 75 gallon drop tank
Aces High II Main Arenas
Earliest MA Mid War
Typical perk cost 0 (Late War)
ENY value 20 (Late War)
Available on carrier no
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The P-39Q in Aces High II

Engine Power

Aces High II Performance Charts

P-39Q speed chart P-39Q climb chart

In Game Test Data
Turn performance
Clean w/25% fuel at sea level
Sustained turn radius 609 ft.
Sustained turn rate 20.0 dps
Corner Velocity 224 mph
Turn rate at CV 33.2 dps
Stall speed 91 mph
Full flaps w/25% fuel at sea level
Sustained turn radius 522 ft.
Sustained turn rate 17.7 dps
Stall speed 81 mph
Acceleration times
From 150 mph to 200 mph 10.5 sec
From 150 mph to 250 mph 26.2 sec
From 200 mph to 250 mph 15.7 sec
From 150 mph to 300 mph 58.5 sec
From 300 mph to 350 mph N.A.
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For gun package one you have 2 0.50 caliber brownings with 200rds per gun in the cowlings. These are the same as on the P-51, P-47, and P-38. You also have a 37mm cannon in the nose with 30 rds. For gun package two you have the same 2 .50's with 200rds per gun, 2 more .50's in the wings with 300rds per gun, and the 37mm cannon with 30rds. The .50's good, hard hitting, flat firing, with good balistics. I set the cowling mounted guns out to D650, and the ones in the wing for D400.

The 37mm may be somewhat hard to adjust to for new players used to the .50's and hispanos. Lack of ammo and low rate of fire are a problem with this gun. You will often be just a bit off with one shot, and by the time it fires again, your will be just a bit behind it. You will wreck any fighter with it, but it can be hard to land hits with. I have it set out to D450, but this is personal preferance. To conserve ammo, you'll want to fire 2-3 rounds, and then re-aim. I treat it simmelar to the 30mm in the Bf109-K4.

For external armament you can take a 500lb bomb. I will take it, so I can kill a tank without having to make multiple passes at one, which may leave you vulnerable to enemy fighters. I haven't noticed any serious issues with taking the bomb, and you can always drop it if you are in trouble.


Fighting in the P-39Q

Fighting against the P-39Q

External Links

Soda's Aircraft Evaluations