Learn about Black Widow fighter


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The Champaign Aviation Museum is offering a lecture on April 13 at 10:30 a.m. about the World War II experiences of a P-61 Black Widow night fighter. The radar equipped, Northrop built airplane, was the first operational U.S. aircraft designed to fly at night as a fighter. The experiences shared by the pilot are from his days in the south Pacific during WWII.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Info from Bill Albers at Champaign Aviation Museum.

Info from Bill Albers at Champaign Aviation Museum.

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