The Northrop P-61 Black Widow was one of the USAF's best night fighters during World War II. Introduced in 1944; it saw action in the Pacific Theater. It's twin-boom design gave it excellent stability. It had a defensive turret just above the cockpit; which housed 4 Browning M2 50. Cal machine guns. It was also armed with 4 Hispano 20mm cannons in the nose. Over 742 P-61's were built.
Survivors[edit | edit source]
To this day; only 4 of these iconic aircraft survive.