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The XP-55
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Today, we inspect a rare sight in the skies of War Thunder - the infamous XP-55 Ascender. This strange looking aircraft, which seems as if it was intentionally inverted by its designers for some strange reason, comes with a few flight characteristics that are very distinct - and not necessarily in a good way. Still, to the aircraft connoisseur, this machine holds some fine potential and can, together with its favorable and deserved matchmaking, do wonders - especially in vertical maneuvers.

What do you think of this strange bird, the XP-55? Share your opinions in the comments and be sure to leave some most likely much needed advise to your fellow Ascender pilots, if you do command one! 

The War Thunder Video Tutorials are a series of video guides created to equip the Community with the means necessary to compete on the fierce battlefields of War Thunder. Featuring the crew of the Igromania gaming magazine, they offer a player-focused insight on the game's mechanics, playstyle guides as well as tips and tricks to those who want to master the game. Be sure to check them out and leave your feedback, comments and ideas for future episodes on our forums!

Find other episodes of this series on our YouTube channel.

The War Thunder Team

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