P-40s at Lawson Field
Fort Benning, Georgia



P-40N 43-23212


A Hawk of the 3rd Composite Squadron, 2Lt. Darwin H. Simmons behind the stick.


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Re-Engined Hawk


The 3rd Composite Squadron operated a number of P-40Rs. These were P-40Fs and Ls
which had had their Merlin engines replaced with Allisons and were then re-designated
as P-40R-1s and P-40R-2s, respectively. This Hawk is P-40R-1 41-14167, previously a P-40F.


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