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[80 years ago today] "• The Curtiss XP-60 has its maiden flight. Envisoned as the successor to the P-40 after rejection of the XP-46, it will have numerous teething problems and be hamstrung by changing specifications and shortages of desired engines.





- It will be tested with Continental, Allison, Pratt & Whitney, Chrysler, and Packard/Merlin engines, and is ultimately not selected for production.



Edited by cardboard_killer
Oops, wrote XP-40 when I meant XP-60
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