The Curtis P-40 Warhawk that was the mainstay of the United States Army Air Corp (USAAC) in pre-World War II days.
It is a single engine, single pilot, all metal fighter, ground attack aircraft and fighter-bomber.
It was primarily used by USAAC, RAF Royal Australian Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force. The USSR used this type of aircraft as the “Tomahawk” which was an equivalent to the P-40.
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The Lockheed P-38J was one of the great American warplanes of WWII. It employs a radically new design with a center fuselage while the two outer booms carried twin engines, turbo superchargers, radiators, and tricycle landing gear.
The P-38 was used as a Interceptor, Dive Bomber ,Level Bomber, Night Fighter, Recon, Pathfinder for Bombers and Evacuation Missions and Long Range Escort Fighter.
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