P-36 Hawk

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Curtiss P-36 Hawk
Hawk 75/Mohawk
Curtiss P-36 Hawk.jpg
Tip Avion de vânătoare
Țară de origine Statele Unite SUA
Constructor Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Proiectat de Donovan Berlin
Zbor inaugural 6 mai 1935
Introdus 1938
Retras 1954, Argentina
Beneficiar principal United States Army Air Corps
Bucăți fabricate 215 (P-36) plus 900 export Hawk 75
Cost unitar 23 000 $

Curtiss P-36 Hawk a fost un avion de vânătoare american al anilor 1930 și 1940, contemporan al avioanelor Hawker Hurricane și Messerschmitt Bf 109, monoplan, cu motor radial. Este mai cunoscut ca predecesor al avionului Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, a fost folosit doar limitat în luptă, fiind folosit mai mult de francezi, de British Commonwealth, unde a fost cunoscut cu numele Mohawk, de chinezi în anii (1937–1945) și de finlandezi împotriva sovieticilor.


Bibliografie
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  • Fleischer, Seweryn and Jiri Chodil. Curtiss P-36 Hawk, Cz.3 (Monograpfie Lotnicze 63) (in Polish). Gdańsk, Poland: AJ-Press, 2000. ISBN 83-7237-038-9.
  • Green, William. War Planes of the Second World War, Volume Four: Fighters. London: MacDonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1961 (Sixth impression 1969). ISBN 0-356-01448-7.
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  • Rys, Marek. Curtiss P-36 Hawk, Cz.1 (Monograpfie Lotnicze 61) (in Polish). Gdańsk, Poland: AJ-Press, 2000. ISBN 83-7237-036-2.
  • Rys, Marek and Seweryn Fleischer. Curtiss P-36 Hawk, Cz.2 (Monograpfie Lotnicze 62) (in Polish). Gdańsk, Poland: AJ-Press, 2000. ISBN 83-7237-037-0.
  • Shores, Chris. "The RAF's Little Indians". Air Enthusiast, Twenty-three, December 1983-March 1984. Bromley, UK:Fine Scroll. ISSN 0143-5450. pp. 1–9.
  • Swanborough, Gordon and Peter M. Bowers. United States Military Aircraft Since 1909. London:Putnam, 1963.
  • Swanborough, Gordon and Peter M. Bowers. United States Military Aircraft Since 1909. Washington, DC: Smithsonian, 1989. ISBN 0-87474-880-1.
  • Thomas, Andrew. "Indians Over Africa: Curtiss Mohawks in SAAF Service". Air Enthusiast, No. 107, September/October 2003, pp. 66–69.
  • United States Air Force Museum Guidebook. Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio: Air Force Museum Foundation, 1975.

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