Curtiss P40L - 5CU Kittyhawk
From graphic designer and illustrator, Chris Sandham-Bailey of Inkworm.com. Chris is a regular contributor to aviation publications such as Aeroplane and Mortons Media. See more about Chris on our friends page. This profile is a P40 Kittyhawk of the 325th Fighter Group better known as the 'Checkertail Clan'. Flown by Lt Col Gordon H Austin this aircraft saw action in North Africa and become famous for the destruction of lighthouses.