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Bell P-39 Air Cobra

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P-39Q
BC7701

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BC7702

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BC7703

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BC7706

P-39Q
BC7707

    The P-39 entered service in 1939 with more than 600 built by Pearl Harbor. Without supercharger, its best performance was below 17,000 ft. and was used extensively in ground attack roll. Of 9,584 a/c built, 4,773 went to Russia.

General:

Type: Fighter

Crew: 1

Seating: 1

First Flight: 6/Apr/1938

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

30' 2"

11' 10"

34' 0"

5610 lbs.

8400 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

1

1200 hp 

Allison V-1710-83

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

650 miles

385 mph

250 mph

-  ft/sec

35000 ft

Armament:

1x37mm cannon firing thru prop hub; 2x.50-cal MGs in nose and 2x.50-cal MGs under wing.

     

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