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The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016: Warbirds - P-40 Warhawk Family

Fred Harl and Carmelo Turdo AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 featured several examples of the legendary Curtiss P-40 Warhawk series of World War II fighter.  The P-40 served with British Forces from 1940 as the Tomahawk and Kittyhawk, attempted to defend Pearl Harbor during the attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy, served with the famous Flying Tigers American Volunteer Group in China, and flew with Allied Forces in all theaters of the war.  Included here several models with representative paint schemes.  

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