Aircraft Photo of N6763 / 43-11719 | Bell P-63F Kingcobra | Commemorative Air Force | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #83367
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N6763
Alternate Serial:43-11719
Aircraft Original Type:Bell P-63 Kingcobra
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell P-63 Kingcobra
Aircraft Version:Bell P-63F Kingcobra
C/n (msn):296E1-1R
Operator / Titles:(Commemorative Air Force)
Operator Painted:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Houston - Ellington FieldMap
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KEFD   IATA: EFD   Local: EFD   Other: -
 
Photo Date:16 October 2004
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 83367
Photo Comment

One of the rarest warbirds flying still flying. Although superficially resembling the Aircobra it was a completely new design to correct the Aircobra's deficiencies at high altitude. Performance was inferior to the Mustang, hence the Kingcobra never saw combat with the USAF.

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