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Rcaf P-39 Aircobra

Throughout 1941 the growing tension between Japan and the US resulted in the need to strengthen and upgrade Canada's Western Air Command. With all available Hurricanes gone to Europe, orders for the Bell P-39 Aircobra had been placed to fulfill the fighter defence role in this theatre. By October 1941 72 Curtiss Kittyhawk IAs had been delivered

Rcaf P-39 Aircobra
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006