Manufacturer: Lockheed

Model: 2022

Name: Quad-Lightning

Type: Interceptor

Date: 1943

Status: Prototype evaluation

Country: United States of America

Service: U.S. Air Force

Designation: none


Recent exploration of some forgotten archive boxes at Lockheed unveiled a most amazing and unexpected treasure: the Lockheed Model 2022 Quad-Lightning, a tri-boom, push-pull, four-engine derivative of the famed P-38 Lightning! Here is an exclusive shot at a well-preserved blueprint sheet...


This was re-created using the top view from a Lockheed P-38 general arrangement.

Viewers' comments:
  • Delicious addition to the Lightning family, thanks for this piece of dessert! (Tophe)

My comments:

Thanks Tophe! And just as a tribute to your delightful whiffing madness, I have created a special page entitled Weird Lightnings, to present the Sudden Lightning and Tough Lightning which I'd created especially for you on the What If? forum!