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Description[]

The Yakovlev Yak-9 is one of the best piston engine fighter aircraft fielded during ww2. It is armed with a powerful 20mm cannon and a 12.7mm machine gun mounted in the nose of the plane.
― Heroes & Generals
Roll Rate at 60% Indicated Air Speed (Peak) 135°/s 2.6666666666667s
Roll Rate at 100% Indicated Air Speed (Max) 110°/s 3.2727272727273s
Roll Rate Acceleration 1.7°/s2

Tips

  • In order to destroy enemy armor, try dive-bombing enemy tanks. To do this, fly straight down at them and drop a bomb. You will have to bomb the tank multiple times, since your bombs are small.
  • Never carpet bomb, it looks cool, but you will most likely only hit with one of your bombs.
  • Don't waste your bombs. Even though you have got four, drop each of them precisely on targets, as they have a smaller blast radius.
  • The Yak-9B is smaller than the BF109, so if a BF109 is on your tail, you should go close to the ground or trees to evade them.
  • Note that the Yak-9B is a fragile plane; and it will get damaged by anything that hits it, so you need to be extra careful whilst flying it.
  • The Yak-9B has very good Camouflage, with Forest Green above and Sky Blue below. While flying slow and high or very low, it will be extremely difficult for enemy AA or enemy planes to spot you.

Munitions

Name Explosion Damage/Radius Penetration Damage[1] Near/Far Range Far Penetration Far Damage Correction Angle Velocity Credits Cost Gold Cost Cost per Shot Maintenance Load
[20×99R] 20mm BZ @ m 30mm - 37mm 47.5 - 53.75 10m/1000m 5% 30% ° 775 m/s 2,600 Credits 31 Gold 1.3 Credits 0:00s
[20×99R] 20mm OFZ High Explosive 300 @ 3m 2mm - 10mm 42 - 62.999996 10m/1000m 10% 50% ° 750 m/s 11,000 Credits 130 Gold 5.5 Credits 0:20s
[20×99R] 20mm BZT Armor Piercing @ m 55mm - 65mm 47.5 - 53.75 10m/1000m 17.5% 30% ° 790 m/s 6,500 Credits 78 Gold 3.25 Credits 0:10s




[12.7×108mm] B-32 Armor Piercing @ m 18mm - 22mm 35 - 41.25 10m/700m 5% 30% ° 850 m/s
FAB-100 400 @ 25m 100mm - 120mm 1400 - 1550

Camouflage

Factory Kozhedub Two Tone
Price (Credits) 165,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 660 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
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V CAMO 13.png
V 24.png
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Specialist Ribbon

Vehicle Required: Yak-9
V SPC 24.png Yak-9 Specialist
Using the Yak-9 fighter aircraft in battle will earn you points on this ribbon.
Points are scored for damaging or killing enemy aircraft as well as ground units.
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Icon-SU-Symbol.png Soviet Unlocks
20mm BZT Armor Piercing
Kozhedub Two Tone
20mm OFZ High Explosive

Gallery[]

  1. Against armor
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