The Lockheed YP-38 Lightning, probably around 1939. The “Y” denotes “prototype”, which is probably why all the reference photos I’ve seen of the YP, or Yippee, show the aircraft in this lurid colour.
Original B&W photo.
This entry was posted on October 16, 2013 by DaveD. It was filed under World War II and was tagged with colorized, colourised, Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
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