Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

The full dual control/dual-cockpit version of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter.
Based on P-40K Warhawk 42-9749 a project that was recovered from the Aleutians.This aircraft received the identity of a P-40N, 42-104721, the wreckage of which was recovered from Papua New Guinea. This Warhawk was flown by the RAAF as A29-499 during WW II.

  • September 1942 constructed as P40K Buffalo NY
  • Joined US Army Air Force and then 11th Air Force, Alaskan Air Defense Command
  • 1943 Damaged and then struck off following forced landing near Port Heiden, Aleutian Islands
  • Recovered from fresh water swamp, airlifted under helicopter
  • May 1986 first post restoration flight carrying markings N293FR
  • 1990 to Evergreen Heritage Collection Marana Arizona
  • ‘Burma Rascal’ markings applied
  • 2002 Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, Oregon markings of P8121
  • 2017 Collings Foundation Rebuilt as a Factory Built TP-40N and given the identity of 42-104721 which had been recovered from New Guinea and flown by the RAAF as A29-499 during WWII
  • March 2021 arrived at Biggin Hill
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P40 Warhawk arrives at Biggin Hill

N293FR taxis onto the ramp

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