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The Curtiss P-36 Hawk , in the Royal Air Force became the Mohawk .

Ces aéronefs américains qui changèrent de noms au Royaume-Uni

The Curtiss Hawk , in the Royal Air Force became the Mohawk .

Let's start today with this photo that exemplifies why Grumman was known as the "Iron Works." It's combat aircraft were extremely rugged and brought many a pilot back home with considerable damage.

Butch O'Hare's Hellcat returned to the Grumman manufacturing plant known as the "Iron Works." It's combat aircraft were extremely rugged and brought many a pilot back home with considerable damage. This example had more than 200 bullet holes!

U-2, via Jim Mumaw on Flickr

Spy Plane I saw one of these up close when I was a Flight Surgeon in Thailand during the Vietnam War

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Curtiss Hawk H.75.Derive from P-36,H.75 available in large numbers to French Air Force when Luftwaffe invaded French skies.France ordered 1130 Hawk H75A (different models), but 511 never assembled in time.Poorly equipped (no gun like Bloch MB-150 & Dewoitine D-520,as well as too light ammunition for machine guns) & slow,but hardy & solid,more so than Me Bf-109.

Curtiss Hawk H.75.Derive from P-36,H.75 available in large numbers to French Air Force when Luftwaffe invaded French skies.France ordered 1130 Hawk H75A (different models), but 511 never assembled in time.Poorly equipped (no gun like Bloch MB-150 & Dewoitine D-520,as well as too light ammunition for machine guns) & slow,but hardy & solid,more so than Me Bf-109.

A B-25 Mitchell with two P-51 Mustang little friends

AirVenture Best of Oshkosh. A trio of Commemorative Air Force World War II beauties over the frigid waters of the English Channel

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