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Kittyhawk A29-14

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:A29-14
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

8 March 1942Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF, ex No. 1 AD.
16 March 1942Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
24 March 1942Aircraft extensively damaged during Japanese bombing raid on Port Moresby.
28 March 1942Allotted to No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
10 April 1942Issued to No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for forward delivery to No. 5 AD.
19 May 1942Received by No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
31 May 1942Aircraft struck sea during low flying practice but returned to base. Airscrew damaged.
20 July 1942Serviceability indefinite.
30 July 1942Converted to components. Fuselage to be retained for instructional purposes.
24 September 1942Conversion now complete at No. 5 AD.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1953, Aircraft status cards - Kittyhawk A29-1 to A29-99 [3 cm], A10297, BLOCK 212.

Record updated on 16 December 2018.


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