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Curtiss P-40E Warhawk

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Curtiss P-40E Warhawk

Curtiss P-40E Warhawk

Photograph Coutesy of the US Air Force

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

  • Nation: United States
  • Type: Fighter
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1941-1945
  • Range: 650 miles
  • Airspeed: 354 mph
  • Crew: 1
  • Armament: 6 × .50 in. M2 Browning machine guns, 250-1,000 lbs. of bombs
  • Power plant: 1 × Allison V-1710-39 liquid-cooled V12 engine, 1,150 hp
  • Notes: Most famously flown by the American Volunteer Group (Flying Tigers) in China, the P-40 saw extensive service in all theaters and flew in most Allied air forces.
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