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The Flying Tiger
The Curtiss P-40 first came to prominence due to the fame attained by the American Volunteer Group (AVG) which flew the fighter. The AVG became popularly known as the ‘Flying Tigers’ and flew for the Chinese Air Force. Its aircraft sported the distinctive sharkmouth teeth painted on the side of the nose in addition to the flying Bengal Tiger insignia painted on the fuselage. The Curtiss P-40 line of fighters served with several nations and was produced in a number of versions. The P-40C was known as the Tomahawk, the P-40D/E were designated Kittyhawks, while the P-40F and subsequent models were called Warhawks. The P-40F variant improved on previous versions and housed the Packardbuilt Merlin engine which had a singlestage, two-speed supercharger, designed to improve performance at higher altitudes.
BlueSky Flight Simulations’ P-40F Warhawk