Climb Table

This tables data was pulled from IL2 game content. The data appears to be limitations and "ideal" speeds used by the AI planes in game. At best this is a good starting point for what some ideal limits would be for the planes.

Plane Type ClimbRate CombatClimb IdealClimb Ceiling
Albatros D.Va Fighter 4.7 120.0 117 5400.0
A-20B Bomber 10.0 280.0 245 8700.0
Bf 109 E-7 Fighter 19.5 300.0 250 10000.0
Bf109F2 Fighter 17.0 300.0 280 11000.0
Bf109F4 Fighter 19.5 300.0 280 11500.0
Bf109G14 Fighter 27.0 300.0 280 11500.0
Bf109G2 Fighter 21.0 300.0 280 11500.0
Bf109G4 Fighter 20.1 300.0 280 11800.0
Bf109G6 Fighter 20.1 300.0 280 11800.0
Bf109K4 Fighter 27.0 300.0 280 11500.0
Bf-110 E2 Heavy Fighter 10.5 280.0 280 9500.0
Bf-110 G2 Heavy Fighter 15.6 280.0 270 10800.0
Bristol F.2B Falcon II Heavy Fighter 5.8 130.0 113.5 5200.0
Bristol F.2B Falcon III Heavy Fighter 6.4 130.0 115.7 5900.0
B-25D Bomber 8.0 280.0 248 7450.0
Fokker Dr.I Fighter 6.1 110.0 112 7900.0
Fokker D.VII Fighter 6.3 110.0 127 5700.0
Fokker D.VIIF Fighter 7.6 110.0 117 9000.0
FW190A3 Fighter 15.9 300.0 280 11300.0
FW190A5 Fighter 15.9 300.0 280 11300.0
FW190A8 Fighter 15.9 300.0 280 11300.0
FW190D9 Fighter 18.6 300.0 280 11600.0
Halberstadt CL.II D.IIIa Fighter 3.5 120.0 103.3 4100.0
Halberstadt CL.II D.IIIau Fighter 4.4 120.0 105.7 4950.0
He 111 H-16 Bomber 5.5 240.0 230 6300.0
He 111 H-6 Bomber 5.5 240.0 230 6300.0
Hs 129 B-2 Shturmovik 8.4 250.0 210 7000.0
Il-2m41 Shturmovik 6.8 270.0 260 6000.0
Il-2m42 Shturmovik 6.8 270.0 260 6000.0
Il-2m43 Shturmovik 6.8 270.0 260 6000.0
I16t24 Fighter 15.0 220.0 220 10500.0
Ju 52 mg4e Cargo 5.5 160.0 160 5000.0
Ju-87 D3 Shturmovik 8.0 250.0 250 7000.0
Ju 88 A-4 Bomber 7.8 320.0 250 7400.0
LaGG3s29 Fighter 15.0 280.0 270 9000.0
La5FNs2 Fighter 20.0 280.0 260 10500.0
La5s8 Fighter 18.0 280.0 275 9500.0
MC202s8 Fighter 19.6 300.0 270 11350.0
Me 262 A Shturmovik 19.3 280.0 400.0 12200.0
MiG3s24 Fighter 14.5 280.0 260 11800.0
Pe-2 ser.35 Light Bomber 10.5 320.0 300 8000.0
Pe-2 ser.87 Light Bomber 10.5 320.0 300 8000.0
Pfalz D.IIIa Fighter 5.2 120.0 118 6100.0
PO 2 VS Light Bomber 2.8 95.0 1600 - 1650 5
P-38J-25 Fighter 20.4 280.0 255 12350.0
P-39L-1 Fighter 12.0 290.0 240 8000.0
P-40E-1 Fighter 12.0 250.0 240 8000.0
P-47D-28 Fighter 18.2 280.0 265 11600.0
P-51D-15 Fighter 18.1 280.0 265 12500.0
Sopwith Camel Fighter 7.0 130.0 130 6700.0
Sopwith Dolphin Fighter 7.0 130.0 131 7100.0
SPAD XIII C1 Fighter 8.1 130.0 132 7000.0
Spitfire Mk.IXe Merlin 66 Fighter 21.0 250.0 258 12500.0
Spitfire Mk.VB Merlin 46 Fighter 12.9 250.0 270 12000.0
S.E.5a Fighter 6.8 130.0 131 5550.0
Tempest Mk.V ser.2 Fighter 21.0 250.0 294 10800.0
Yak1s127 Fighter 17.0 280.0 260 10200.0
Yak1s69 Fighter 17.0 280.0 260 10200.0
Yak7Bs36 Fighter 17.0 280.0 260 10660.0
Yak9ts1 Fighter 16.2 280.0 260 10250.0
Yak9s1 Fighter 18.5 280.0 260 10500.0