RCAF Serial 1068
had six guns.) It was purchased by the British Purchasing Commission and did not fall under any Lend-Lease
agreement and therefore did not receive a US Army serial number (contrary to information found elswhere) but
was allocated the RAF serial AK987. It was handed over to the RCAF (eventually given the RCAF serial 1068)
and served with 14 Sqn. The aircraft was struck off charge in August of 1946 and put up for sale.
After the war many RCAF aircraft were auctioned off, including a number of Kittyhawks. This particular ship
She was shuffled around among several owners before being acquired by the US Air Force Museum