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Brad
Were they produced concurrently
Tue Oct 16, 2007 07:21
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Thanks for the answer, I assume that those L's were part of the first production block, basically being identical to the F-5 block. I'm somewhat curious about whether they and the F's were being produced simultaneously?

Thanks,

Brad

  • Re: P-40F and LTerry McGrady, Fri Oct 12 10:42
    Can only talk about the L's used By RAF which were assigned to 3 RAAF in DAF, but these had all six guns fitted and were used in F/B role . I dont think there was much difference in perfomance. They... more
    • Were they produced concurrently — Brad, Tue Oct 16 07:21
      • The Ls used by RAF wereTerry McGrady, Wed Oct 17 16:00
        L-5CU and L-10 CU 55 were actualy used by 3 RAAF the remaing 45 were kept in reserve and later passed on to the French in March 45 along with survivors of other F and Ls used by RAF
      • P-40F & LMike F., Wed Oct 17 09:56
        Does anyone know what the Curtiss Wright manufacture serial numbers were for the P-40Fs and Ls?
      • Re: Were they produced concurrentlyTerry McGrady, Tue Oct 16 14:47
        Hi Brad , The last Batch of 112 P40F-20 were produced in January 43 Serial numbers 41-119933-20044. Production of the P40L-1 commenced in January 1943 50 A/C L-5 January- Feb 43 220 A/C L-10 Feb -... more
        • Thanks!Brad, Wed Oct 17 07:20
          Hi Terry, Thanks for the info! What source are you using? I've got to buy it, whatever it is! Brad
          • Re: Thanks!Terry McGrady, Wed Oct 17 12:23
            Well I got my info from private sources then I got the book P40 Warhawk in Detail which has the same info more or less. Not a bad reference to get . ISBN 1-888974-15-X
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