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P-40 | Le Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fut le troisième avion de chasse des États-Unis par la production, il était le dernier développement de la série des chasseurs Curtiss Hawk, et vola pour la première fois en 1938. Wikipédia

The Curtiss first flew in The single-engine, all-metal aircraft remained in service throughout World War II, and by December when production ceased, some had been built.

Flying Tiger

Flying Tiger

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Planes of Fame Airshow 2013:Day1.Curtiss P-40N Warhawk.Single seat & engined fighter & ground attack a/c.P-40's 1st fame came at hands of legendary Flying Tigers,group of American mercenaries who volunteered to defend China against Japanese.production of final(& most numerous), P-40N,ceased December of that year.By 1945 all European Warhawk sqdns switched to either Mustang or Thunderbolt,& only active P-40s in China,Burma,India Theater.Altogether,staggering 13,738 P-40s were built during WW…

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Fresh shark paint on this old plane...

Warhawk with their famous Flying Tigers paint job. These were stationed in China to attack the Japanses who had invaded China.

Built in this was first sent to England and then on to the Soviet Union in  While escorting Tupolev SB bombers near Murmansk, Russia, it was shot down and the aircraft st.

p-40 warhawk-- infamous sharkmouth this warbird seemed designed for it!!

warhawk-- infamous sharkmouth this warbird seemed designed for it!