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United States' Lockheed P-38G Lightning fighter

Usage

The P-38G first appeared in September 1942.1

Specifications

  Lockheed P-38G Lightning1
Type Fighter bomber1
Crew 11
Engine (Type) 2: Allison V-1710-51/551
Cylinders V 121
Cooling  
HP 1,325 each1
Propeller blades 3 each1
Dimensions  
Span 52'1
15.85 m1
Length 37' 10"1
11.53 m1
Height 9' 10"1
3 m1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded  
Performance  
Speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range  
Armament  
Nose 1: 20 mm1
4: 0.5" MG1
Bombs - under wings, early production 2,000 lb1
907 kg1
Bombs - under wings, later production 4,000 lb1
1,814 kg1

Sources:

  1. Aircraft of WWII, Stewart Wilson, 1998
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site