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JJ224
04-30-2007, 07:43 AM
Can anyone tell me what US and UK aircraft were used in Burma? Thanks.

stathem
04-30-2007, 07:59 AM
From memory so not a cast in stone list;

Hurricanes (IIC and IIb?)

Beaufighters.

Spitfires:
(Vc (2 cannon Trop)?
(VIII)

Vultee Vengence

Mosquitos (late on)

P47 (some UK squadrons, I think)

Dakotas (lots of)

B24

PBY

I'm sure there may be some others.

Ernst_Rohr
04-30-2007, 08:59 AM
UK a/c;
Hurricane IIb, IIc
Buffalo
Beaufighters
Spitfires (pretty much all versions, except Mk I)
Vengence
Dakota
P-47
Mustang
Liberator
PBY
Hawk 81
Tomahawk

US;
P-40 (just about every version)
Hawk 81 (in the AVG actually)
P-38
P-39
P-47
P-51
A-20
A-36
B-17
B-24
B-25
B-26
B-29 (original 29 raids on Japan came out of CBI)

Beaufort-RAF
05-01-2007, 12:48 AM
Blenheim
Wellington
Sunderland

GerritJ9
05-01-2007, 07:23 AM
The RAF also used Hawk 75As, known as Mohawk in Commonwealth service.

general_kalle
05-01-2007, 08:29 AM
theres a Burma skinpack out somewhere.
with skins for P47, P51B P38 C47 B24 and spitfire. for allies

KI43 (all versions) the two engine fighter (dont remember name)

Divine-Wind
05-01-2007, 09:12 AM
Ki-21?

ShrikeHawk
05-01-2007, 10:28 AM
Oy! Try taking a Hawk 81 against Ki-27s. That's a real adventure! They have about the same top speed as the Hawk81 at low altitude and they can literally (seen them do it) fly rings around around the Hawk!

The little b@st@rds can take a lot of punishment too. So it's a real battle. The only advantage the Hawk has is that it can dive faster without structural damage. So you have to BnZ them. But that's a real trick when they are as fast and have a similar climb rate.

I spent the weekend fighting with this matchup. Much fun!

Xiolablu3
05-01-2007, 11:02 AM
Hurricane vs Ki43 is a real guts tester too, it needs teamwork for sure.

I cut my teeth for this matchup on the SIngapore map on Ukded2.

As soon as the map starts the Allies must work out some sort of teamwork or they are in for a very rough time.

The Ki43 is faster than the Hurri and can outturn it. The only thing the Hurri has in its favour is its 8x303 or 12x303, they really rip up the Ki43 if one gets caught.

ShrikeHawk
05-01-2007, 02:42 PM
Hmmm, I wonder how the Buffalo MkI would fare against the Oscar. Not well, I imagine, but then again the tubby-looking Buffalo is a bit more nimble than it would appear. I'll bet it can't match the Oscar's climb for sure.