The Lockheed P-38 Lightning was an American single seat heavy fighter. Noted for its layout of twin booms which contained the engines on either side of a central nacelle which contained the cockpit and armament. It was named "forked tail devil" by the Luftwaffe and "two planes, one pilot" by the Japanese.

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The P-38 had its first flight on January 27, 1939, was introduced to service in 1941 and retired from service in 1965.