Ginter Books - Naval Fighters: Bell XFL1 Airabonita
The Bell XFL-1 Airabonita was a experimental shipboard interceptor aircraft developed for the US Navy. It was similar to and a parallel development of the land-based P-39 Airacobra, differing mainly in the use of a tail wheel undercarriage in place of the P-39's tricycle gear. It first flew on May 13, 1940. Only one prototype was manufactured BuNo 1588.
- 56 Pages of History and Photos