Aircraft Photo of 43-8353 | Northrop P-61C Black Widow | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #54264
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:43-8353
Aircraft Original Type:Northrop P-61 Black Widow
Aircraft Generic Type:Northrop P-61 Black Widow
Aircraft Version:Northrop P-61C Black Widow
C/n (msn):N1399
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Aircraft Name:Moonlight Serenade
Location
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (closed)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of the US Air Force
 
Photo Date:19 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 54264
Photo Comment

The heavily-armed P-61 was the first aircraft specifically designed by the US as a night-fighter. This Black Widow is on display at the National Museum of the USAF as 'Moonlight Seranade', a P-61B assigned to the 550th NFS serving in the Pacific in 1945.

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