Curtiss O-52 Owl

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Curtiss O-52 Owl
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Type: Fighter Planes
Faction: Us.png United States
Main Cannon: -
Machine Gun: ANM2 .30
Bomb(s): 113kg AN-M57 (2x)
Class Restriction Fighter Pilot
Credits Cost: 55,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Gold Cost: 650 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png

Description[edit source]

The ‘Owl’ is a rather heavy American observation aircraft. It is armed with both forward and rear facing machine guns for defense. If manned by a skilled two man crew it can pose a real threat to more advanced enemy fighters.
― Heroes & Generals


  • AP rounds are an upgrade to factory.
  • HE isn't worth the cost on the owl.
  • Look for jeeps to bomb as they can score lots of points.
  • If fighting a Head To Head Aim Above the Engine block sometimes it can kill the Pilot.
  • When bombing put the target just in front of the nose in FPV for a rough guide.


Name Penetration[1] Damage[2] Velocity Credits Cost Gold Cost
[.30-06 Springfield] M2 .30-06 Ball 3mm - 6mm 15 - 20 852 m/s 340 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 4 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
[.30-06 Springfield] Pomeroy Explosive 1mm - 5mm 20 - 30 852 m/s 4,500 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 54 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
[.30-06 Springfield] M2AP .30-06 Springfield 6mm - 8mm 20 - 26 852 m/s 1,400 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 16 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png


Factory Dark Earth & Green
Price (Credits) 110,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 440 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
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Specialist Ribbon

Vehicle Required: Curtiss O-52 'Owl'
V SPC 205.png Curtiss O-52 'Owl' Specialist
Using the Curtiss O-52 'Owl' reconnaissance aircraft in battle will earn you points on this ribbon.
Points are scored for damaging or killing enemy aircraft aswell as ground units.
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Icon-US-Symbol.png American Unlocks
M2AP .30-06 Springfield
Pomeroy Explosive

  1. As of 2020-6-27, the game does not yet have penetration fall off with distance.
  2. Against armor