Northrop P-61C Black Widow

Northrop P-61C Black Widow
The P-61 Black Widow was the first U.S. aircraft designed to locate and destroy enemy aircraft at night and in bad weather, a feat made possible by the use of on-board radar. The prototype first flew in 1942.
  • WEB12952-2013

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  • Source: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
  • Photographer: Dane Penland
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