US Air Force Museum - WWII - Bell P-39 Airacobra
Bill Maloney

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01 P-39 Airacobra Diorama 02 P-39 AiracobraDiorama 03 Bell P-39 Airacobra 04 Bell P-39 Airacobra
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05 Bell P-39 Airacobra 06 Allison V12 07 Allison V12 Drive Shaft 08 Airacobra 37MM Nose Cannon
09 Airacobra 37MM Nose Cannon

Bell P-39 Airacobra Specifications:

Bell P-39 Airacobra
Another Bell P-39 Airacobra at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Museum in Buffalo, NY

Length: 34 feet
30 feet, 2 inches
12 feet, 5 inches
Empty 5,347 Max Takeoff - 7540lbs
Max Speed: 376mph at 19,700 feet
Cruise Speed: 250mph at 16,400 feet
Range: 650 miles
Service Ceiling: 33,000 feet
Fuel Capacity: 106 gallons internally and 80 gallons in a single drop tank
Powerplant: Allison V-1710 with 1,200hp
 One 37mm cannon firing through the propeller hub
 Two 50 Cal Browning machine guns in the nose
 One or more bombs of up to 550lbs total
First Flight :
Cost: $46,000

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