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XP-38G Lightning
Note: Base stats only (no upgrade installed)
Rank II (2)
Battle Rating 3.3
Type Heavy Fighter
Maximum Speed on height 675 km/h
Maximum Altitude 11,600 m
Turn Time 21.5 s
Rate of Climb 21.4 m/s
Takeoff Run 391 m
Armament 4x 12.7 mm Browning machine gun (2000 rds)
1x 20 mm Hispano AN/M2 cannon (150 rds)
Burst Mass 3.58 kg/s

The XP-38G is an experimental variant of the P-38G Lightning, and can only be purchased in the Ultra or Pacific packs. There are two skins that come stock with the aircraft, including the default natural metal and an olive drab scheme.

Design, Development, & HistoryEdit

The XP-38G was the prototype that soon became the P-38. The aircraft is very similar to the P-38G, and is virtually identical to the Lightning, the only visual difference being smaller air intakes below the propellers. aircraft first flew on January 27, 1938. Production began in June of 1941. The XP-38G featured a yoke, instead of the conventional "stick" seen on almost all fighter planes.

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