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Lightning (Fighter plane)

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Variant(s)Lightning (Fighter planes)
Lockheed P-38 Lightning (Fighter plane)
P-38 (Fighter plane)
See alsoFighter planes
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Found inWikipedia, 13 Oct. 2009: P-38 Lightning (The Lockheed P-38 Lightning was a World War II American fighter aircraft built by Lockheed; developed to a United States Army Air Corps requirement, the P-38 had distinctive twin booms and a single, central nacelle containing the cockpit and armament; this unique aircraft was used in a number of different roles including dive bombing, level bombing, ground strafing, photo reconnaissance missions, and extensively as a long-range escort fighter when equipped with drop tanks under its wings)