The Curtiss P-40 in
Royal New Zealand Air Force Service


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Lone Hawk


I have no info as to the unit, date, or location for this photograph.


Project 914 Archives (S.Donacik collection) - Larger Image



Sitting Hawks


Again, no info as to particulars, but what a picturesque setting!


Richard Smith collection via Jungle Air Force Historical Society on Facebook - Larger Image



Rollin'


A Kittyhawk IV on the roll, about to depart Green Island, March 1944.


Project 914 Archives - Larger Image



Going Over the Whole Nine Yards


A group of Air Training Corps cadets examine a belt of ammunition that will soon be
loaded into the Kittyhawk they're standing next to. Photo taken at Ohakea in October of 1942.


Nationaal Oorlogs en Verzetsmuseum Overloon / Liberty Park via Beeldbank WO2 - Larger Image



Preening Some Feathers


Here's a couple'a shots showing Kiwi Hawks in the care of a servicing unit,
though your webmaster is not yet so RNZAF-savvy to know which.


Posted by John Saunders in the 'Pacific P-40s' Facebook Group - Larger Image


Posted by John Saunders in the 'Pacific P-40s' Facebook Group - Larger Image



A closer look at some of the Hawks in the second photo...


Posted by John Saunders in the 'Pacific P-40s' Facebook Group - Larger Image


Posted by John Saunders in the 'Pacific P-40s' Facebook Group - Larger Image



Gloria Lyons


Easily the most well-known Kiwi Hawks were a trio of ships from 4 Servicing Unit named
'Gloria Lyons' after a high school girl with whom a couple'a 4 SU chaps had struck up a
penpal friendship. A feature page for the 'Gloria Lyons' Hawks will be added in the future.


Air Force Museum of New Zealand - Larger Image



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