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Curtiss P-40 Part 2 / 72-323 /
1. P-40B. Unit: 78th PS, 18th PG, USAAC. Serial: 300/18P. Based at Bellow Field in the Hawaiian Islands, at the time of the 
attack on Pearl Harbour, 7th December 1941.

2. P-40C (Hawk 81A-2). Unit: 3rd PS "Hell's Angels", AVG (American Volunteer Group). Serial: 94. This plane was flown by Tommy Haywood, formerly of the USMC who finished his tour of duty with the Flying Tigers with 5.80 kills. Camouflage was dark earth and dark green similar to those of the RAF together with a medium grey, Federal Standards reference 16473.

3. P-40C (Hawk 81A-2). Unit: 2nd PS "Panda Bears", AVG (American Volunteer Group). Serial: 36. Rangoon, Burma, January-February 1942. Flown by Edward Rector, squadron second in command. He finished the war as colonel at the head of the 23rd Fighter Group. With 10.75 kills.

4. P-40C (Hawk 81A-2). Unit: 3rd PS "Hell's Angels", AVG (American Volunteer Group). Serial: 47. China, June 1942. It was flown by Robert T.Smith, one of the most important figures of the Flying Tigers with 8.90 kills. He was an instructor with the Army Air Corps at Randolph Field before joining the group.

5. P-40C (Hawk 81A-2) (P-8134). Unit: 2nd PS , AVG. Serial: 48. Flown by David Lee 'Tex' Hill 11.25 kills with the Flying Tigers.
China, 1941-1942.

6. P-40C (Hawk 81A-2). Unit: 1st PS "Adam and Eve", AVG (American Volunteer Group). Serial: 7. Kunming, China, June 1942. Flown by First Squadron Leader Robert Neale, 15.55 kills with the Flying Tigers and the top American ace at the time the group was disbanded.

7. P-40C (Hawk 81A-2). Unit: 1st PS "Adam and Eve", AVG (American Volunteer Group). Serial: 5. Hawk 81A-2 (P-8178 sometimes given as P-8198), 1st Pursuit Squadron (American Volunteer Group) Loiwing China April 1942, flown by the second 
in command of the squadron, Charles R. Bond, 8 kills with the Flying Tigers.
 
 
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