Bell P-39 "Airacobra"

P-39 RAF

P-39F

XP-39B a prototype for the P-39

The top photo shows a British Airacobra. Only one British division was equipped with the P-39

Type

Fighter

Armament

 1 x 37mm M4 cannon
2 x 05in 12,7mm Browning MG
2/4 x 030in 7,62mm MG
230kg external bombload

Engine

1 x Allison V-1710-85 V-12 1200hp

Weight

Empty 2.540kg - Max take-off 3.530kg

Crew

1

Speed

612km/h

Year of construction

1942-1944

Quantity

9588  (4924 ex to the Soviet Union)

User

USA  France  Italy  Portugal  Australia  Soviet Union and UK

Manufacturer

Bell Aircraft Corporation