Built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York. Constructors Number 18505. Assigned Royal Air Force (RAF) serial number
ET630, instead diverted to the US Army.
As part of lend-lease, shipped overseas to the Soviet Union. Wartime service unknown. Abandoned in Russia.
Recovered (details unknown).
Owned by Ken Hake of Kansas. Shipped to Australia, this P-40 was restoration on the Gold Coast of Australia.
Next owned by Murray Griffith of Precision Aerospace where restoration continued, funded by Gerald Yagen.
Painted in the markings of P-40E Kittyhawk A29-113 assigned to S/Ldr Richard "Dick" Cresswell at Darwin.
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May 22, 2017