Aircraft Photo of VH-HWK / 114112 | Curtiss P-40F Warhawk | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #42606
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-HWK
Alternate Serial:114112
Military Code:106
Aircraft Original Type:Curtiss 81/87 Warhawk
Aircraft Generic Type:Curtiss 81/87 Warhawk (P-40 Tomahawk/Kittyhawk)
Aircraft Version:Curtiss P-40F Warhawk
C/n (msn):
Operator Painted:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:EchucaMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YECH   IATA: ECH   Local: YECH   Other: -
Event:Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia National Fly-in 2011
 
Photo Date:3 April 2011
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 42606
Photo Comment

The world's only airworthy Merlin-powered P-40F at the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's National Fly-in. Built to a 1941 USAAC order as 41-14112. Shipped to the Pacific. Based at Efate with 44 FS/18 FG & named 'Bonecrusher'. Force-landed on Erromango 20 Dec 42 on a training flight. Recovered Nov 89 & shipped to Australia. Acquired by Judy Pay 1990 & restored. Reg'd VH-HWK 30 Jul 96. First engine runs Aug 07, first flight Apr 09.

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