Model 40 Flame Projector
|Showing the details of the shells used(where known)
|Model 40 Flame Projector
|The Model 40 was a 14mm flame projector with a 700 litre fuel tank which would provide 60 to 70 one-second bursts of flame at a rate of 10 liters per-second. Its range was 50 metres when pumping unlit fuel or 60 metres when pumping ignited fuel. Projecting unlit fuel was used to saturate a target before igniting it.
Hit probability is based on a static 2 x 2.4 metre panel at 0 degrees(vertical) at the range specified.
The data that has been used to create these records has come from Wikipedia, The Lone Sentry, The Bundes Archive
and numerous books and websites that have provided the detailed information that has not been available anywhere else. The
information we use to calculate the penetration tables, flight times and the hit probability comes from the Gun Calibre,
the Shell Mass(Kg) and the muzzle velocity, plus range reductions to allow for gravity and wind resistance. This calculation
originally came from a pre-war Krupp calculation which has been modified, and seems to fit the actual test results.
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