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The Lockheed Corporation P-38L Lightning is an American propeller plane. It is most well known for having a very successful role in the Pacific Theater of Operations and the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations in World War II. It, like all other propeller planes, only appears in Airforce Delta Strike. It is Jamie Jones' starter plane.

Design

The P-38 had a radical design for its time, having a twin-engined setup as opposed to most propeller fighters at the time, which generally stuck with one. To further add to the uniqueness, it has a distinct twin boom rear end, with a central nacelle containing the cockpit and armaments.

Performance

Being a propeller plane, the P-38L is rather slow and frail. However, it seems to be slightly faster than most other propeller planes and it handles quite well. Like all propeller planes, the P-38L has 120 rockets and 50 unguided bombs as its special weapon. It is the second most durable propeller plane in the game, falling behind the Il-2M3 Shturmovik. This is actually, arguably, the best of the propeller planes, having the best maneuverability, the highest "thrust", and having the second highest defenses.

Statistics

(Clockwise starting from top)

Anti Air Attack: Medium-low

Mobility: High

Defense: Minimum (1400 HP)

Anti Ground Attack: Medium-low

Thrust: Medium (No afterburners duh...)

Speed: Minimum

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