fyeahaviation: “ The Bell Airacobra was designed in the inter-war period as a fighter. The aircraft was powered by an Allison mounted behind the pilot, note the exhaust stacks behind the canopy. The aircraft, much like the modern
military aircrafts including mainly Bell P-39 Aircobra( later added P-400, P-63 Kingcobra). Russian pilots mainly engaged low-level flight with 37mm cannon resulted with great success & many 'Air Aces'.! ---- In spite of American classified as obslete Fighters!