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  •  They Built a Lot of Them (5+ / 0-)

    Type               Number built            Remarks
    P-40                     200        Improved XP-40; 524 ordered
    P-40B                   131        Improved P-40; arm. pl.; two .30-cal. mgs.
    P-40C                   193        Improved P-40B; self-sealing fuel tanks
    P-40D                     22        Modified fuselage; four .50-cal. mgs.
    P-40E                2,320        Improved P-40D; six .50-cal. mgs.
    P-40F                1,311        Improved P-40E; engine change
    P-40K                1,300        Improved P-40E with engine change
    P-40L                   700        Improved P-40F
    P-40M                   600       Improved P-40K-20
    P-40N-1-15       1,977        Improved P-40E; four .50-cal. mgs.
    P-40N-20-35     3,022        Improved P-40N-1-15; engine change
    P-40N-40-CU        220        Last production P-40; 9,000 canceled

              Total      11,996

    And that was for the USAAF alone. The number does not include Lend-Lease and other arrangements - Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the Soviet Union.

    "Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything even remotely true." -- H. Simpson

    by midnight lurker on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 07:02:04 PM PST

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