Take to the sky! Check out this Fortnite article for more information about the new airplane vehicle in the game - the X-4 Stormwing Plane & the locations where to find the plane!
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What Is The X-4 Stormwing Plane?
The Very First Airplane Vehicle in Fortnite
The X-4 Stormwing has been vaulted as of v8.00 Patch Update. We'll update this if it ever comes back to the game.
|Capacity||5 Including Pilot|
|Machine Gun Damage||30|
The X-4 Stormwing Plane is one of the newest vehicles to be introduced to Fortnite Battle Royale.
X-4 Stormwing Plane Traits
- Total of 5 players (1 Pilot + 4 Passenger ) can ride
- Has Mounted Machine Gun. Shooting too long may overheat the gun, temporarily disabling them
- Push Roll button to perform sharp turns, barrel roll, or fly upside down
- Can use boost & air brakes for added mobility
- Players will be converted to skydiving mode when jumping off the plane (able to use Gliders once jumping)
SOURCE: Epic Games' Official Patch Notes
X-4 Stormwing Locations
The X-4 Stormwing can be easily found in most of the locations as they are out in the open except for the easternmost location. The plane will be in the basement of the old hero mansion.
X-4 Stormwing Plane - Controls
X-4 Stormwing Plane - Control
Control differs whether you are in sky or on the ground.
PC Control Table
|W||Take Off (While on Ground)|
|W||Pitch Up / Ascend (While in Air)|
|S||Pitch Down / Descend (While in Air)|
|X / C+Z||Roll Invert (Upside Down)|
|LMB||Fire Machine Gun|
X-4 Stormwing Plane Tips & Tricks
Inverted Controls to Fly the Plane
When flying the plane, you need to keep in mind that the controls are inverted for going up and down. To go up, you'll need to press down and vice versa just like with real planes.
Double Tap Barrel Button to Barrel Roll
Barrel Rolls are great for evading enemy fire and bullets! You'll need to double press the barrel button to perform a Barrel Roll while in the air.
Engage Enemy from a Vertical Angle
Use the X-4 Stormwing Plane to engage unsuspecting enemies from the sky! Firing down on enemies directly from above will open all new opportunity of attacks!
Wreak Havoc with Friends with Explosives
Passengers on the plane will be able to use their personal weapon for engagement. Try using explosive weapons such as Dynamites and Grenades to rain fire from the sky down on enemies and buildings!Dynamite Guide - Damage, DPS, Stats & Tips
Carry Allies on the Plane for Quick Deployment
With the X-4 Stormwing Plane, you can carry up to 4 players with you to drop off your allies in an tactical position from the sky. After jumping, they can use their gliders to swoop into position with ease.