Lockheed P-38F Lightning

Heavy Fighter
V tier

First combat-ready modification of the P-38 Lightning. Used in Europe, North Africa, and the Pacific Theater. A total of 527 aircraft were produced.

  • Crew: 1
    Pilot
  • Price: 378,000
  • Research price: 15,000

Configuration Lockheed P-38F Lightning

Engine
V
0
Engine V-1710-27
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 600.0
Power 1150
Compatibility: Lockheed P-38F Lightning
V
2xV-1710-27
VI
6550
Engine V-1710-49
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 610.0
Power 1325
Price:
Research price 6,550
Purchase price 58,000
VI
6550
2xV-1710-49
VII
11200
Engine V-1710-91
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 620.0
Power 1425
Price:
Research price 11,200
Purchase price 60,000
VII
11200
2xV-1710-91
Airframe
IV
0
Airframe P-38F
Specifications:
Weight , kg 5293.0
Hit Points 280
Compatibility: Lockheed P-38F Lightning
IV
P-38F
V
4250
Airframe P-38G
Specifications:
Weight , kg 5300.0
Hit Points 300
Price:
Research price 4,250
Purchase price 48,000
Compatibility: Lockheed P-38F Lightning
V
4250
P-38G
Cowling-mounted weapon
IV
0
Machine gun 12.7 mm M2 (C)
Specifications:
Weight , kg 76.0
Caliber , mm 12.70
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 700
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 890
Damage 73
Compatibility: Lockheed P-38F Lightning
IV
4x12.7 mm M2 (C)
Cowling-mounted weapon
V
0
Autocannon 23 mm Madsen (C)
Specifications:
Weight , kg 123.0
Caliber , mm 23.00
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 350
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 790
Damage 92
Compatibility: Lockheed P-38F Lightning
V
23 mm Madsen (C)
VI
6200
Autocannon 20 mm M2 (C)
Specifications:
Weight , kg 129.0
Caliber , mm 20.00
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 700
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 840
Damage 102
Price:
Research price 6,200
Purchase price 34,000
VI
6200
20 mm M2 (C)
VII
20500
Autocannon 37 mm M4 (C)
Specifications:
Weight , kg 146.0
Caliber , mm 37.00
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 150
Muzzle Velocity , m/s 610
Damage 200
Price:
Research price 20,500
Purchase price 47,500
Compatibility: Lockheed P-38F Lightning
VII
20500
37 mm M4 (C)
Outboard weapon
No weapons
V
1650
Rockets 4.5'' M8
Specifications:
Weight , kg 17.0
Damage Radius , m 30
Damage 750
Price:
Research price 1,650
Purchase price 225
V
1650
12x4.5'' M8
V
3150
Weapons 500 pound bomb
V
3150
2x500 pound bomb

Specifications

Hit Points 280
Weight , kg 6920.0
Firepower 148
12.7 mm M2 (C) 4
23 mm Madsen (C) 1
20 mm M2 (C) 1
37 mm M4 (C) 1
4.5'' M8 12
500 pound bomb 2
Maneuverability 224
Average Time to Turn 360 deg , s 28.90
Rate of Roll , °/s 90
Controllability 88
Airspeed 548
Top Speed at Sea Level , km/h 454
Top Speed at Best Altitude , km/h 605
Maximum Dive Speed , km/h 830
Stall Speed , km/h 180
Rate of Climb , m/s 15.50
Optimum Airspeed , km/h 368
Altitude Performance , m 2100
Optimum Altitude , m 2100
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