P-38 Lightning

 
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General Info

  • Name: P-38 Lightning
  • Code Name: Lightning
  • Country: USA
  • Manufacturer: Lockheed
  • Designed by: Clarence Johnson
  • Type: Airplane
  • Category: Military Aircraft
  • Sub Type: Fighter aircraft
  • Manufacturing date: Jan 1941
  • Maiden flight: Jan 1939

Technical characteristics

  • Empty weight: 5800 kg
  • Loaded weight: 7940 kg
  • Service ceiling: 13000 m
  • Wing loading: 260.9 kg/m2
  • Height: 3.91 m
  • Wing area: 30.43 m2
  • Range: 2100 km
  • Rate of climb: 24.1 m/s
  • Max speed: 713 km/h
  • Length: 11.53 m
  • Max takeoff weight: 9798 kg
  • Wingspan: 15.85 m

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