Curtis P-40 Warhawk

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HistoryCentral.com >Aviation > WW II: American Aircraft >Curtis P-40 Warhawk

The History of Aviation


AMERICAN COMBAT

AIRCRAFT OF WORLD

WAR II

Curtis P-40 Warhawk

The P-40 was considered an adequate but problematic fighter. It was Americas newest fighter when the United States entered the war, but its design originated in 1934. A total of 13,348 fighters were produced many saw service with Allied Air Forces.


P-40

Manufacturer: Curtis

Engines: Allison V-1710-33, 1040 HP

Speed: 357MPH

Length: 31ft 3.5inch

Range: 950mi

Wingspan: 37ft 8 1/2inch

Weight: 6,787lbs(gross)

Ceiling: 33,800ft

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