Curtiss P-40 Vol. I (Kagero Monografie 36)
Kagero | 2008 | ISBN-10: 8360445273 | ISBN-13: 978-8360445273 | Polish/English | 97 Pages | PDF | 41,2 MB
Includes free decals and masking foil. The first part of a monograph on Curtiss P-40 constitutes a thorough insight into its origins and development of the versions B, C, D and E. Each version is specified and described with coverage of changes made in its variants and sub-variants, including the special modifications for the foreign recipients. A separate chapter is devoted to the combat use of the early versions of P-40 in the RAF and the RAAF service in North Africa and the Middle East, where P-40, called Tomahawk or Kittyhawk, proved to be the most effective Allied fighter until the arrival of Spitfire Mk Vs. The book also features short accounts of the Soviet use of P-40 and dramatic action of U.S. P-40s in the defence of Pearl Harbour.Complete with 92 pages, 102 photographs, 24 sheets of technical drawings in 1:48 and 1:72 scale with specification of external changes in production-run versions of the aircraft, 9 colour charts with 11 examples of camouflage schemes.