not too far off--it was the V-2, a rocket bomb
The drawing here is of a P-39 Airacobra
Originally credited Gil Kane (Pen), but the pen name PEN is credited to Pen Shumaker by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Gil Kane used PEN STAR when he worked with Pen Shumaker. Both Weisbecker and Shumaker are only credited on inking this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, so who did the pencils here is uncertain.