Wednesday, July 4, 2012

The First Kittyhawk

This is AK571... the first Kittyhawk I produced for the British. It was one of only twenty Kittyhawk Is completed with a four-gun wing, making it more or less equivalent to the P-40D. All subsequent Kittyhawk Is had six-gun wings, same as the P-40E.

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Lloyd Child, chief test pilot for Curtiss in Buffalo, prepares to take AK571 up for a flight.

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