Walkaround - Curtiss P-40M Warhawk NX1232N

Walkaround - Curtiss P-40M Warhawk NX1232N
American Airpower Museum, Farmingdale NY, USA / Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, Reading PA, USA.
April 31-May 1st, 2010 / June 4-6, 2010.

Here is a comprehensive walkaround of the Curtiss P-40M NX1232N (cn 27483), based on the American Airpower Museum at Farmingdale, Long Island NY, USA. I had two opportunities to take pictures of this warbird. The first was during the
IPMS USA Region I Plastic Modeling Convention, held at the AAM during April 31 & May 1st 2010, while the second was during the fantastic WWII Weekend, held at the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, Reading PA during June 4-5, 2010.

This particular Warhawk is named  "The Jackie C" and is painted in the AVG colors. It was a pleasure to take countless photos of this fine bird, as well as seeing it flying. I also had the rare chance to see the pilot inflating the tires and fueling the aircraft...

Although NX1232N is based at AAM, it is a common view in most airshows along the east cost.

General views:




Main landing gear:



Fuselage details:

Of course, nothing beats seeing a warbird flying...

Here are a couple of short videos of her... taxing and in a low pass:

I hope you find these photos useful in your next project.

Rato Marczak © 2010