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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.|
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|RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES|
|Whitley Mk.V T4322 of No.58 Sqn RAF added to the airframes database.|
|New victory claim added : Do17 claimed on 15th September 1940 by Robert Innes of No.253 Sqn RAF|
|New victory claim added : Fw190 (Damaged.) claimed on 8th November 1941 by Stanislaw Brzeski of No.317 Sqn RAF|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Sergeant Hughes :|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Sergeant George Llewelyn Williams : First name updated (now George Llewelyn), Service number updated (now 524733), Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Whitley T4213 : Airframe notes updated (added 11-02-1941 : Whitley was abandoned in the Bagthorpe area after which the aircraft crashed and caught fire at Fulbeck in Lincolnshire.)|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Flying Fortress 42-5746 : Squadrons updated (added 99th Bomb Group)|
|412th Fighter Squadron added to the squadrons database.|
|Flying Fortress Mk.F-85-BO 42-30041 of 544th Bomb Squadron added to the airframes database.|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : : Airframes updated|
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