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  TP-40N Warhawk Serial Number 44-47923  
USAAF

Aircraft History
Built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York. Constructors Number 33915. This aircraft was one of approximately forty TP-40N trainers built as a dual control version. Delivered to the U. S. Army.

Wartime History
On October 11, 1945 stored at Walnut Ridge, AK.

Post War
Owned by H. L. Pemberton, Niles MI and registered as N923, under restoration and declared airworthy on July 25, 1957.

Next owned by Paul Mantz of Los Angeles in 1959. Afterwards, owned by Frank G. Tallman / Movieland of the Air, Orange County, CA, 1969-1984.

Purchased in 1985 by Kermit Weeks / Fantasy of Flight (Weeks Air Museum). Stored from 1985 - 1994 while under restoration to airworthy status. Made its first flight after restoration in April 2004.

References
Fantasy of Flight - TP-40 Profile valued at $1.7 million USD
WRG - P-40 44-7923 profile
FAA - N923
USAAF Aircraft Serial Numbers profile for 44-7923

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Last Updated
May 22, 2017

 

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