Collection: P38 Lightning

The P-38 Lightning is an iconic World War II-era fighter and reconnaissance aircraft developed by the American manufacturer Lockheed. Known for its distinctive twin-boom design and twin-engine configuration, the P-38 was celebrated for its impressive speed, range, and firepower. It served with multiple Allied air forces during the war, including the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) and the Royal Air Force (RAF). The P-38's versatility allowed it to perform a wide range of missions, from bomber escort to ground attack and reconnaissance. Its twin-engine setup and unique design contributed to its success and reliability in combat. The P-38 Lightning remains a symbol of innovation and achievement in aviation history, recognized for its significant role during World War II.