Curtiss P-36 Hawk photo gallery

Curtiss H-81A Hawk - Tomahawk photo gallery

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk photo gallery

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk photo gallery

8th Pursuit Squadron - 8th Fighter Group8th Pursuit Squadron - 8th Fighter Group

emblem USAAF 33rd FS emblem USAAF 35th FS emblem USAAF 36th FS emblem USAAF 36th FS emblem USAAF 55th FS emblem USAAF 55th FS emblem USAAF 68th FS emblem USAAF 80th FS emblem USAAF 80th FS

33d FS - 35th FS - 36th FS - 55th FS - 55th FS - 68th FS - 80th FS - 80th FS

 

Profile 00: P-40N-5 42-105506 Vellow C of Maj Emmett S Davis, CO of the 35th FS/8th FG, Tsili Tsili, New Guinea, January 1944. Davis earned the nickname Cyclone during 1941 while stationed in Hawaii, where his peers considered him the hottest Army pilot among them. In the summer of 1943, as recently appointed CO of the 35th FS/8th FG, Davis engineered the conversion of his unit from P-39s to new P-40Ns, claiming 42-105506 as his own. He scored his first victory on 27 September 1943 and two more on 26 December 1943. In the latter action, Davis believed he had destroyed at least five Japanese aircraft, but only received confirmation for two. He flew P-38s as commanding officer of the 8th FG, but he had no further opportunities to score.

Osprey - P-40 Warhawk Aces of the Pacific (Aircraft of the Aces 55)

Color Profile 00: USAAF s/n 42-105745 P-40N 8FG35FS West New Guinea 1944

Email from Elizabeth and John Staly : This plane SN: 42-105477 'TONI II' was flown by my great uncle First Lutinent Amos 'Buddy' H. McKee. I have a copy of the missing airplane report along with many of his personal photos but no photos of his plane. It is very exciting to finally see his plane. I am attaching only page 3 of the 12 page missing plane report for you to review. It would be nice to have this entire document posted on your site along with the plane image and a some information about Buddy.

Osprey - P-40 Warhawk Aces of the Pacific

Profile 00: P-40N-5 42-105502 Yellow S of 1Lt Roy A Klandrud, 35th FS/8th FG, New Guinea, February 1944. The 35th FS scored no fewer than 65 confirmed victories during the four months that it operated P-40Ns, and Klandrud was credited with three of them. His Warhawk displays the standard squadron markings of yellow propeller spinner and aircraft letter, plus three Japanese flags below the cockpit, signifying Klandruds single victories on 22 September, 26 November and 26 December 1943. Klandrud returned to the US in October 1944 after completing 196 combat missions with the 35th FS.

Profile 00: P-40N-5 42-105745 Veil ow V of 1Lt Richard L West, 35th FS/8th FG, New Guinea, February 1944. West, whose flying skills and fighting spirit matched those of Davis, was the first pilot in the 35th FS to become an ace. He scored his first two victories on 22 September 1943, with four more on 15 November 1943, when he was credited with two Oscar fighters and two Sally bombers during a wild fight near Kaiapit, New Guinea. The name LUCKY was added on both sides of the nose some weeks after the four-victory mission. West went on to score a further eight victories after the 35th FS re-equipped with P-38s in 1944.

Osprey - P-40 Warhawk Aces of the Pacific (Aircraft of the Aces 55)

 Curtiss P-40 Warhawk and Kittyhawk
 

   IL-2 Sturmovik 'Cliff's of Dover' Blitz

   IL-2 Sturmovik Battle of Stalingrad

   DCS World - has no 3D model

 

 Solomon Islands Map

 Cape Gloucester, New Guinea

 

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    Web References: +

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  • Wikipedia.org - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messerschmitt_Bf_109_variants#cite_ref-100
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