The P-40 Hawk series of Curtiss Wright aircraft had been supplied to Great
Britain, France, China, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Russia
and they served as a workhorse during WWII over the entire battle field.
Tomahawk (as the company called the Hawk 81A-2/3) is an early model of
P-40 series and the when it was exported, it was called the Mk.II B. Its
first flight was on April 10, 1941. It was equipped with a new fuel
supplying system and radio equipment so it could carry much more
fuel (as much as 134 gallons) which greatly increased it's fighting range.
16,802 P-40s of 12 kinds were produced and of the C-type there were
1,705. Currently only one of these is restored to flying condition and this had its test flight on September 1, 1998.
- Optional form of canopy & landing gear.
- Fully engraved panel lines.
- Highly detailed cockpit interior.
- Included two type of "Flying Tigers" decal.