Aviation Models Bell P-39 Airacobra
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    It had been a standard practice among manufacturers to design an airplane around an engine, but this was the first time a plane had been designed around a gun. The Airacobra was never outstanding in aerial combat, and was shunned by the American and British pilots, however, it was excellent for low-level operations against ground targets, and used successfully by the Soviets, who scored an impressive number of air victories. Read More ...

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