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P-61 A Black Widow

1,417 01XL  2.8 years ago

This is a Northrop P-61 Black Widow night fighter. It flew in 1945 to 1954. the P-61 Black Widow was the firdt U.S. aircraft designed to locate and destroy enemy aircraft at night and in bad weather, a feat made possible by the use of on-board radar. the prototype first flew in 1942. CONTROLS Control 1 is lights control 2 drops the fuel tanks control 3 is the gun turret control 4 is flaps


General Characteristics

  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 95.2ft (29.0m)
  • Length 69.3ft (21.1m)
  • Height 15.8ft (4.8m)
  • Empty Weight 28,741lbs (13,036kg)
  • Loaded Weight 32,157lbs (14,586kg)


  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.419
  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.124
  • Wing Loading 28.4lbs/ft2 (138.7kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,131.7ft2 (105.1m2)
  • Drag Points 24639


  • Number of Parts 687
  • Control Surfaces 6
  • Performance Cost 2,270
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    25.1k Mustang51

    It looks great and the cockpit has great detail but it’s flight characteristics take all the realism out of it. It accelerates to 250mph in less than 5 seconds and is far too manoeuvrable. If these things were changed it would be almost perfect. Nonetheless, you still did a good job and it does look very good.

    +2 2.8 years ago
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    36.8k Trainzo

    Very nice Black Widow , Great plane .

    +1 2.8 years ago
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    1,417 01XL

    @ACEPILOT109 thanks

    2.8 years ago
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    Very good airplane good job matey

    +1 2.8 years ago