This Day in Aviation History
February 25th, 1945
First flight of the Bell XP-83.
The Bell XP-83 (later redesignated ZXF-83) was a United States prototype escort fighter designed by Bell Aircraft during World War II. It first flew in 1945. As an early jet fighter, its limitations included a lack of power and it was soon eclipsed by more advanced designs….
Wikipedia, Bell XP-83:
For further reading check out the article from *Military Factory on the XP-83
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