Bell P-59 "Airacomet"

P-59

P-59

 

Type

Fighter

Armament

 1 x 37mm M4 cannon
3 x 05in 12,7mm Browning MG
907kg external bomb and rocket load

Engine

2 x General Electric J31-GE-3 turbojet 907kp each

Weight

Empty 3.610kg - Max take-off 6.210kg

Crew

1

Speed

671km/h

Year of construction

August 1944 -

Quantity

P-59A - 20
P59B - 30
All models - 66

User

USA and UK

Manufacturer

Bell Aircraft Corporation