Assembling the Bell P-63 “Kingcobra” fighter at the Great Falls airbase

Bell P-63 Kingcobra

Female workers are preparing to operate the Bell P-63 “Kingcobra” fighter at the American Great Falls air base, top view.
12 exhaust nozzles on each side an obvious sign of “Kingcobra” (at P-39 “Aerocobra” – 6 nozzles each). On the fuselage, there are star-identifying signs of the Soviet Air Force – the aircraft is intended for shipment to the USSR by lend-lease. During the Great Patriotic War, 8,000 different types of aircraft were delivered to the USSR through the Lend-Lease through the Great Falls Base.

 

 

Location: Great Falls, Montana, USA
Date: 1945

In : 1945

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