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P-39 Airacobra

Bell P-39 Airacobra Airplane Models

Explore our collection of diecast models of the Bell P-39 Airacobra - Authentically Detailed, Historically Notable, and Collectible Aircraft Models.

The Bell P-39 Airacobra was an innovative American fighter aircraft that saw extensive service during World War II. It was notable for its unique design, which featured a mid-engine layout and a tricycle landing gear, uncommon in fighter aircraft of that era. The P-39 was equipped with a 37mm cannon firing through the propeller hub, giving it substantial firepower.

While its performance at high altitudes was limited due to the lack of a turbocharger, the P-39 was highly effective in low-altitude missions. It was particularly successful in the Soviet Air Force, which used it extensively on the Eastern Front for its ground-attack capability. The Bell P-39 Airacobra's distinctive design, its role in various combat theaters, and its success in Soviet service make it a subject of great interest for military aviation historians and model collectors, especially those interested in WWII aircraft and the diverse array of fighter designs used in the war.