October 22 This Day During World War ll

October 22, 1943 – The prototype Lockheed XP-58 aircraft, a two-seat bomber version of the P-38 Lightning fighter, was delivered to Wright Field for US Army Air Force acceptance tests, but maintenance proved such a liability that no further development was undertaken and construction of a second prototype was abandoned. The Lockheed XP-58 Chain Lightning was an American long-range fighter developed during World War II derived from the successful P-38 Lightning. The prototype arrived at Wright Field on 22 October 1944, the aircraft however was a maintenance headache and no further trials were conducted. The construction of the second prototype was abandoned.


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