Bell Airacobra I being Armed
A view of an RAF Airacobra I being armed. Both the .303in guns in the wing and the .50in guns in the nose are being loaded in this shot.
Bell P-39 Airacobra, Robert F. Dorr with Jerry C. Scutts
(Crowood Aviation). A detailed looked at the development and service history of this controversial American fighter aircraft. The P-39 had a poor reputation amongst British and American pilots, and Dorr examines the reasons why, as well as looking at why the same aircraft was so much more popular in Soviet Service. Scutts provides a chapter on the P-63 Kingcobra, and the book also covers the numerous Bell fighter projects that failed to enter production.
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