Boeing P-26 Peashooter: Peas against Zeros.

Boeing P-26 Peashooter: Peas against Zeros.

The first fighter monoplane in USAAC service around 1933 it was also the last with open cockpit, fixed landing gear and externally braced wings. After a peaceful  beginning, the  Peashooter lived a hazardous operational life. The “281” export models fought in both China and Spain (only a single example) prior to WW2. Later on some of them,still in USAAC service at the beginning of the  WW2 did what they could in the Philippines (both by Americans and the locals) and Panama….To say they were outclassed is more than an understatement.

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