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U.S. Aircraft:
P-63


Source: U.S. Airforce

US FlagBell P-63 "Kingcobra"

The Bell P-63 Kingcobra was developed from the P-39 Airacobra in an attempt to correct that aircraft's deficiencies. Although superficially very similar to the Airacobra, in fact it was a completely new aircraft with no interchangeable parts.

It had better high-altitude performance than the P-39, thanks to the fitting of a supplemental turbocharger and a laminar flow wing, but it was still considered inferior to the P-51 Mustang at altitude, and the aircraft was not adopted for combat use by the USAAF.

Source: wikipedia.org


P-63 KINGCOBRA
Type: Fighter
Mfr: Bell Aircraft Corporation
Maiden Flight: 12-7-1942
Introduced: 1943
Primary User: USAAF
Number Built: 3,303
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General Characteristics

Crew: One
Length: 32 ft 8 in
Wingspan: 38 ft 4 in
Height: 12 ft 7 in
Wing area: 248 ft²
Empty weight: 6,800 lb
Loaded weight: 8,800 lb
Max takeoff weight: 10,700 lb
Powerplant: Allison V-1710-117
liquid-cooled V-12, 1,800 hp

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Performance

Max. speed: 410 mph; 25,000 ft
Range Combat: 450 mi
Service ceiling: 43,000 ft
Rate of climb: 2,500 ft/min

Source: wikipedia.org