Built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York. Constructors Number 18478. Assigned U. S. Army serial number 41-35957. Assigned Royal Air Force (RAF) serial number ET603. Disassembled and shipped overseas to New Zealand as part of Defense Aid.
On May 7, 1942 assigned to the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) as Kittyhawk NZ3011. Reassembled by No. 1 Aircraft Deipot (1 AD) at Hobsonville Airfield. Assigned to No. 2. Operational Training Unit (2 OTU). No known nickname or nose art.
On May 16, 1944 while landing at
Ohakea Airfield, this aircraft caught fire and was written off. Afterwards, used as an in instructional airframe INST100 at the Armament School at Levin.
ADF Serials - Kittyhawk NZ3011
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January 9, 2018