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Koda Catalog Number:  
DVD Number: 5
Slide Number: 00160
Image Location: 58 12
Tail Number:  
Plane Type: Curtiss H87 Kittyhawk
Picture Type: AC running up
Info on Slide: 09/13/11
Unit Info: 112 Squadron, RAF
Name:  
Description: man on wing of running ac [Taxiing to take off position] Kittyhawks (probably Mk.IIIs, equivalent to late P-40Ks) of 112 Squadron, RAF. Late 1942 or later, Egypt or Libya. The erk on the wing is guiding the pilot, who is taxying blind because the track is too narrow for him to fishtail in order to see ahead past the nose. By this time they were all used to this sort of thing.
Photographer:  
Book: P 31
Nationality: British
Location: North Africa
Year: 1942
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Image Path: /Galley 1
 
 
Record Notes:

04/10/2013 9:54 am
Kittyhawks (probably Mk.IIIs, equivalent to late P-40Ks) of 112 Squadron, RAF. Late 1942 or later, Egypt or Libya. The erk on the wing is guiding the pilot, who is taxying blind because the track is too narrow for him to fishtail in order to see ahead past the nose. By this time they were all used to this sort of thing.