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|Kittyhawk||Curtiss Kittyhawk, single engine fighter with a top speed of 362mph, ceiling of 30,000 feet and a range of 1190 miles with extra fuel tanks but 900 miles under normal operation. Kitty Hawk armaments was four or six .50in machine guns in the wings and a bomb load of up to 1,000 lb's. A development of the earlier Tomahawk, the Kitty Hawk saw service in may air force's around the world, American, Australian, New Zealand, and the Royal Air Force. which used them in the Mediterranean, north Africa, and Malta. from January 1942/ apart from the large numbers used by the Us Air Force, over 3,000 were used by Commonwealth air force's including the Royal air Force.|
See our aviation history timeline for all today's historical aviation events - air victories, aircraft losses and pilot details.
|RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES|
|New victory claim added : He111 claimed on 26th September 1940 by Jozef Jeka of No.238 Sqn RAF|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Blenheim Z5877 : Airframe notes updated (added 10-02-1941 : Blenheim was shot down in the airfield circuit by a Ju88. )|
|New victory claim added : Bv238 claimed on 18th September 1944 by Urban Drew of 375th Fighter Squadron|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : A. Sayner : Squadrons updated (added No.58 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : P. C. Morgan : Squadrons updated (added No.58 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated|
|TrGr186 added to the squadrons database.|
|561st Bomb Squadron added to the squadrons database.|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden X3001 : Airframe notes updated (added 10-02-1941 : Hampden was shot down by a night-fighter and crashed north of Alkmaar in Holland.)|
|Whitley Mk.V T4322 of No.58 Sqn RAF added to the airframes database.|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Warrant Officer Stanley F Paddy Hope : First name updated (now Stanley F Paddy), Squadron service dates updated|
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