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Just a thread to share my opinion on the Carrier Aircraft and their tiers for the British Navy

 

At the moment I got just Torpedo Bombers, but I'll be digging into the other classes as well, please do leave your feedback, at the moment the current arrangement makes sense.

 

 

Tier 4:

Torpedo Bomber: Blackburn Ripon, upgraded to Blackburn Baffin

Fighter: Hawker Nimrod

 

Tier 5:

Torpedo Bomber: Blackburn Shark

Fighter: Gloster Sea Gladiator

Dive Bomber: Fairey Albacore

 

Tier 6: 

Torpedo Bomber: Fairey Swordfish

Fighter: Blackburn Roc

Dive Bomber: Blackburn Skua

 

Tier 7:

Torpedo Bomber: Fairey Barracuda

Fighter: Supermarine Seafire Mk Ib

Dive Bomber: Vought Chesapeake

 

Tier 8:

Torpedo Bomber: Blackburn Firebrand

Fighter: Supermarine Seafire Mk. XV

Dive Bomber: Vultee Vengeance

 

Tier 9:

Torpedo Bomber: Blackburn Firecrest

Fighter: Supermarine Seafire F Mk. 47

Dive Bomber: Fairey Spearfish

 

Tier 10:

Torpedo Bomber: Fairey Gannet

Fighter: Supermarine Seafang or Hawker Sea Fury

Dive Bomber: Westland Wyvern - Credit goes to mr3awsome

Edited by Commodore_Ahsoka_Tano

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Any sources for the tierlevels?

 

Or just trying to read an immaginary crystal ball?

 

It's more opinion, nothing related to WG's approach to the game.

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Just a thread to share my opinion on the Carrier Aircraft and their tiers for the British Navy

 

At the moment I got just Torpedo Bombers, but I'll be digging into the other classes as well, please do leave your feedback, at the moment the current arrangement makes sense.

 

 

Tier 3:

Torpedo Bomber: Blackburn Ripon

 

Tier 4:

Torpedo Bomber: Blackburn Baffin

 

Tier 5:

Torpedo Bomber: Fairey Swordfish Mk. 1

 

Tier 6: 

Torpedo Bomber: Fairey Swordfish Mk. 2

Fighter: Gloster Sea Gladiator

 

Tier 7:

Torpedo Bomber: Fairey Albacore

Fighter: Hawker Sea Hurricane Mk. IIC

 

Tier 8:

Torpedo Bomber: Fairey Barracuda

 

Tier 9:

Torpedo Bomber: Fairey Spearfish

 

Tier 10:

Torpedo Bomber: Fairey Gannet

Fighter: Seafire F Mk. 47

 

Swordfish at 6 is very high.

 

Remember as well Fleet Air Arm used lots of US Navy planes. 

 

Seafury should be top fighter. 

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Swordfish at 6 is very high.

 

Remember as well Fleet Air Arm used lots of US Navy planes. 

 

Seafury should be top fighter. 

 

The RN used the Swordfish throughout the war, at Tier 6 it would be the RN equivalent to the Devastator. Also I think both Sea Fury and Seafire Mk. 47 should be Tier X, but on different lines, in my opinion.
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Yeah Sea Fury for top tier fighter.

British also used as said above, things like the Wildact, Hellcat, Avenger, Dauntless and Tigercat.

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Yeah Sea Fury for top tier fighter.

British also used as said above, things like the Wildact, Hellcat, Avenger, Dauntless and Tigercat.

 

You forgot to mention the Helldiver

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Definitely need the Sea Hurricanes in the late tiers. High DPS but low top speed. hurricaneIIC_87sqn.jpg

 

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Definitely need the Sea Hurricanes in the late tiers. High DPS but low top speed. hurricaneIIC_87sqn.jpg

 

That's why I put it at Tier 7, seemed optimum to me.

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That's why I put it at Tier 7, seemed optimum to me.

 

On my phone at work sorry. Missed the update to your post :P

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On my phone at work sorry. Missed the update to your post :P

 

No worries :P

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God damnit the Fairey Gannet is ugly. The Brits can make the best looking planes of all times with stuff like the Spitfire, Lancaster, Mosquito, Tempest, Typhoon, Seafury, Beaufighter etc., and then you have stuff like this. 

 

Fairey in particular seems to have had a knack for ugly designs:

 

Fairey_Fulmar_Mk_I_(M4062).jpg

 

Fairey_Barracuda.jpg

 

It's like stuff I'd imagien [edited] Dastardly to make. 

Edited by chaplainDMK

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God damnit the Fairey Gannet is ugly. The Brits can make the best looking planes of all times with stuff like the Spitfire, Lancaster, Mosquito, Tempest, Typhoon, Seafury, Beaufighter etc., and then you have stuff like this. 

 

Fairey in particular seems to have had a knack for ugly designs:

 

Fairey_Fulmar_Mk_I_(M4062).jpg

 

At least they are unique ^^

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God damnit the Fairey Gannet is ugly. The Brits can make the best looking planes of all times with stuff like the Spitfire, Lancaster, Mosquito, Tempest, Typhoon, Seafury, Beaufighter etc., and then you have stuff like this. 

 

Fairey in particular seems to have had a knack for ugly designs:

 

Fairey_Fulmar_Mk_I_(M4062).jpg

 

But then you sometimes find the 'ugly' ones do things the good looking ones would never do......

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Anyone got any ideas for the Tier 4 fighters? Then I can go to Dive Bombers, at least Britain had some.

 

Nevermind, just realized carriers start at Tier IV :hiding:

Edited by Commodore_Ahsoka_Tano

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But then you sometimes find the 'ugly' ones do things the good looking ones would never do......

 

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Here, I actually went and used Paint to put [edited] Dastardly in the plane, now it feels complete. 

 

Actually thinking about it, it needs Muttley in the back. 

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Changed the Albacore to a Tier 5 Dive Bomber, it was designed for a diving speed of 215 knots with flaps up or down.

 

Just need DB's for Tier 8, 9 and 10, might use the Helldiver at Tier 9, but need something unique for Tier 8 and 10

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God damnit the Fairey Gannet is ugly. The Brits can make the best looking planes of all times with stuff like the Spitfire, Lancaster, Mosquito, Tempest, Typhoon, Seafury, Beaufighter etc., and then you have stuff like this. 

 

Fairey in particular seems to have had a knack for ugly designs:

 

Fairey_Fulmar_Mk_I_(M4062).jpg

 

Fairey_Barracuda.jpg

 

It's like stuff I'd imagien [edited] Dastardly to make. 

 

You think Fairey are Ugly, may I present the Russian Naval Attack Aircraft, Tu-91 "Boot"

tu91-cut.jpg

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View Postmr3awsome, on 18 May 2015 - 09:34 PM, said:

Westland Wyvern's might be a good choice for high tier DB

 

It'll do for Tier 10 at least :P

Guess I can say it';s fully done now :P
 

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It's like stuff I'd imagien [edited] Dastardly to make. 

 

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Made another update, removed the Hawker Sea Hurricane Mk. IIC and replaced it with the Supermarine Seafire Mk. Ib, also added an option for either the Sea Fury or Seafang.

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