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2014-12-04

10:57

AIRBORNE EARLY WARNING  (AEW)  AIRCRAFTS

Air Forces

Airlines

Naval Air Arms

However omnipresent, AEW aircrafts are not flyable items in the game.   The present list only aims at identifying the types available by 1963, with cheat aircrafts and or operators clearly identifyable.  Besides the secondary aspect regarding the types of platform available, the peformances of this equipment within the game will be as shown in the table below (thus in support of gamer's flight or against it).   The gamer is invited to note the following : 

Targets Surface  

Capacity to detect a 2000 tons surface ship out at sea, inform friendlies about their heading and altitude and d irect aircrafts under its control toward this detected (potential) target.

The detection range for any smaller surface target (eg: submarine periscope) is divided by 10

Targets Air Bomber

Capacity to detect an airliner or bomber sized aircraft at any altitude above sea or landscape, inform friendlies about their heading and altitude and d irect aircrafts under its control toward this detected (potential) target.

Capacity to detect a group of minimum four fighter sized aircrafts flying in tight (10ft) or near (50ft) formation at any altitude above sea or landscape, inform friendlies about their heading and altitude and d irect aircrafts under its control toward this detected (potential) target.

Targets Air Fighter

Capacity to detect a single fighter sized aircraft flying at any altitude above sea or landscape, inform friendlies about their heading and altitude and d irect aircrafts under its control toward this detected (potential) target.

Type

Surface

Air/Bomber

Air/Fighter

EC121K

350km/189nm

250km/135nm

150km/81nm

PB1W

(idem)

(idem)

(idem)

TBM3W

300km/162nm

200km/108nm

100km/54nm

AF2W

(idem)

(idem)

(idem)

A1W

(idem)

(idem)

(idem)

Gannet

(idem)

(idem)

(idem)

P2V5W

(idem)

(idem)

(idem)

E1A

(idem)

(idem)

(idem)

Type

Surface

Air/Bomber

Air/Fighter

Tu126

350km/189nm

250km/135nm

150km/81nm

 

 

 

 

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300km/162nm

200km/108nm

100km/54n:

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Country AF NA Type QTY Aircraft Name

1956

1957

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

1966

1967

                 

Fairey - - - - AEW3 Gannet.AEW3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 44 AEW3 Gannet.AEW3

1959

1978

-

-

-

1959

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1978

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FFVS - - - - AEW8 Gannet.AEW8

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW = AEW8 Gannet.AEW8

1960

-

-

-

-

-

1960

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Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

-

-

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avro - - - - AEW2 Shackleton

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 AF - AEW 12 AEW2 Shackleton.AEW2

1972

1992

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

1972

1992

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

= - - - - CP107 Argus

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 AF - AEW 13 CP104 Argus.Mk1

1957

1981

-

1957

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1981

 APV21 AF - AEW 20 CP104 Argus.Mk2

1957

1981

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1957

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1981

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lockheed - - - - MR1 Neptune

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 30 P2V3W Neptune.AEW

1949

>>

1956

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 52 P2V4 Neptune.AEW

1950

>>

1956

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 424 P2V5 Neptune.AEW/ASW

1952

>>

1956

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 4 P2V5 NeptuneMR1

1952

1956

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boeing - - - - PB1W Warning Fortress

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 22 PB1W Warning Fortress

1946

1955

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grumman - - - - TBM3W Avenger

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 40 TBM3W Avenger

1946

1950

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 167 TBM3W2 Avenger

1946

1950

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW (40) TBM3W Avenger

1954

1960

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1960

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW (=) TBM3W Avenger

1961

-

-

-

-

-

-

1961

>>

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW (7) TBM3W Avenger

1961

-

-

-

-

-

-

1961

>>

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW (12) TBM3W Avenger

1961

-

-

-

-

-

-

1961

>>

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW (12) TBM3W Avenger

1961

-

-

-

-

-

-

1961

>>

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW (24) TBM3W2 Avenger

1953

1961

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1961

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grumman - - - - AF2W Guardian

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 153 AF2W Guardian

1950

1955

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Douglas - - - - A1W Skyraider

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 31 AD3W Skyraider

1950

1953

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 165 AD4W Skyraider

1951

1956

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 218 AD5W Skyraider

1955

1959

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1959

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 - NA AEW 50 AD4W Skyraider.AEW1

1951

1960

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1960

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 AF - AEW 14 AD5W Skyraider.AEW1

1962

1974

-

-

-

-

-

-

1962

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

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1974

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grumman - - - - E1A Tracer

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS82 - NA AEW 88 E1A Tracer

1958

1977

-

-

1958

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1977

                   

Lockheed - - - - EC121 Warning Star

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS20 AF - AEW 232 EC121 Warning Star

1954

1982

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1982

 APS20 - NA AEW 82 EC121 Warning Star

1955

1982

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1982

                   

Sikorsky - - - - HH37W =

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 APS32 AF - AEW 2 HH37W =

1958

 

1958

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Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

   

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tupolev - - - - T126W -

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

USSR AF - AEW 12 Tu126W -

1962

1984

-

-

-

-

-

-

1962

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1984

USSR AF - AEW ?? == -

1961

-

-

-

-

-

-

1961

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Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat

Cheat