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The P-38 Lightning

P-38escorting a 461st Liberator
Lockheed P-38 D Lightning

Type: Fighter
Crew: 1, Pilot
Armament: one 20mm cannon, four .50 cal machine guns
Specifications:
Length: 37' 10" (11.53 m)
Height: 12' 10" (3.91 m)
Wingspan: 52' 0" (15.85 m)
Wing area: 328 sq. ft (30.47 sq. m)
Empty Weight: 11780 lbs (5342 kg)
Gross Weight: 14456 lbs (6556 kg)
Max Weight: 15500 lbs (7029 kg)
Propulsion: No. of Engines: 2
Powerplant: Allison V-1710-27/29 Horsepower 1150 hp each
Performance:
Range: 500 miles (805 km)
Cruise Speed: 300 mph (483 km/hr)
Max Speed: 390 mph (628 km/hr)
Climb: 2500 ft/min (761.96 m/min)
Ceiling: 39000 ft (11887 m)