Lockheed P-38L-5-Lo Lightning

Scale 1/32

SKU 02227

Manufacturer Trumpeter

Price: £99.99

1 in stock

1 in stock


The Lockheed P-38L-5-Lo Lightning was a prominent World War II fighter aircraft known for its distinctive twin-boom design.

Produced by the American aerospace company Lockheed, the P-38L-5-L0 was one of the final variants of the P-38 series and played a crucial role in the war effort.

This long-range, twin-engine fighter aircraft featured a twin-boom design with a central nacelle housing the cockpit and armament.

It was powered by two Allison V-1710 engines, each equipped with a turbocharger, which allowed it to perform exceptionally well at high altitudes.

The P-38L-5-L0 was armed with a combination of machine guns and cannon armament, making it a formidable fighter and ground attack aircraft.

The P-38 Lightning was celebrated for its exceptional speed, range, and high-altitude performance, making it a versatile aircraft used for various roles, including interception, ground attack, and photo reconnaissance.

It was particularly known for its effectiveness in the Pacific theatre against Japanese forces.

With its distinctive appearance and remarkable capabilities, the Lockheed P-38L-5-L0 Lightning remains an iconic and influential aircraft from World War II, leaving a lasting legacy in the history of aviation.

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