Airborne Awesomosity

XP-58 Chain Lightning

Lockheed XP-58 Chain Lightning

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When the P-38 showed itself to be successful the US Air Force looked at what other roles it could fill. This lead to the creation to one of the more unusual Lightnings by Lockheed.

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Bizarre Powerplants

When two engines are better then one – The Allison V-3420

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Allison V-3420

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Keeping up with the Jones during war time isn’t easy when they are the Germans and the British. We needed more power and we needed it now. So going with what we know we took two Allison V-1720’s and connected them together.

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