P-38M Night Lightning nightfighter in flight, 1944-1945, photo 1 of 2

Caption   P-38M Night Lightning nightfighter in flight, 1944-1945, photo 1 of 2 ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 8 Apr 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
22 Apr 2011 08:41:28 PM

Lockheed P-38M-6-LO Lightning two-seat night fighter. About 80 aircraft were modified this way equipped with AN/APS-6 radar pod below the nose. The second cockpit and canopy was for the radar operator and had limited headroom most operators were short in height, but even then it was a tight squeeze. The night-fighters saw some combat missions near the end of the war. The rest of the P-38s modified as night-fighters, were scrapped at the end of the war.

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