| North American A-36A "Apache"|
|General Historical Information|
|Place of origin||USA|
|Category||Ground Attack Dive bomber|
|General Ingame Information|
|Debut||Debut in FH mod|
|Guns||6x .50 M2HB Browning|
The North American A-36 "Apache" was also know as the "Mustang" by the USAAF and as the "Invader" by the Land Forde, and it was a American ground attack aircraft. It was an variant of the P-51. The A-36 was a stronger fuselage design with the similar engine of the P-51 and other wings with both two air brakes. Those are the little wings wich standing while flying (wath this ingame). The first example was built in September 1942, but soon an order off 500 A-36A's have be made by the USAAF. The first combat took place in July 1943 in North-Africa during the preparation off Operation Corkscrew, the invasion on the Italian Island Pantelleria. Since then, the A-36 saw combat in the further years in Italy, India and Burma. In edio 1944 the A-36 have been followed by the P40 and the P-47 fighters.