Bell YFM-1 Airacuda.

The sleek, futuristic Bell YFM-1 Airacuda was a bomber destroyer aircraft; Bell's first airplane; and ironically; it's first major failure. The Airacuda was prone to engine problems right from the start; as well as crew emergency bail-out issues. Because of this, they were retired in 1942.

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1939 Newsreel Bell Airacuda

Credit of the Niagara Aerospace Museum

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