Bell "Airacobra" P-39 Pursuit ∙ U.S. Army Air Force


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Offset Lithograph on Paper, Colored


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 36.8 × 40.6cm (14 1/2 in. × 16 in.)

Physical Description

Colored offset lithograph of a Bell "Airacobra" P-39 aloft and in pursuit of enemy aircraft. They are flying over an ocean with an island below. Smoke is coming from the island. Three other aircraft are flying over the island. One appears to be dropping missiles. Artist is William John Heaslip (1899-1970).


ART-Prints, Original

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