This pencil drawing, by Tim Forhan, is a wonderful interpretation of a P-38 Lightning in service. Tim has created a unique pencil drawing that shows this P-38 fighter shooting out of the clouds below. The official name of this fighter aircraft was the 'Lockheed P-38 Lightning' and was used as a World War II fighter. This fighter has some very distinctive traits; twin bombs and a single central nacelle which held the cockpit and armament. This aircraft was given nicknames such as the 'fork-tailed devil', by the Luftwaffe of the German military and the 'two planes, one pilot', by the Japanese. This aircraft had many uses such as photoreconnaissance missions, night fighting, dive bombing, level bombing, ground-attack missions, and extensively as a long-range escort fighter of the United States Army Forces until the P-51D Mustangs were brought out toward the end of World War II. Tim has such an ability with fine details, in which he is able to draw you into this pencil drawing. Looking at this drawing makes you want to learn more about this magnificent and unique fighter.