Curtiss P-40B 41-13297 G-CDWH Taxying by Colin Smedley

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Curtiss P-40B 41-13297 G-CDWH Taxying by 

The Fighter Collection’s Curtiss P-40B 41-13297/G-CDWH pictured taxying at Duxford Flying Legends 2013. This machine is the only surviving P-40 from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour.


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My real name is Colin but most people know me as Oscar. I took my first photos in the early 1950s and my favorite subjects are aircraft, natural history, trucks and traction engines. I use Canon EOS cameras and a mix of Canon and Sigma lenses. My website URL is

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  • John Schneider
    John Schneider8 months ago

    Beautiful shot!

  • Thanks very much John! I like the shape of this machine. Nobody could accuse it of being as beautiful as a Spitfire but it’s really brutish – every inch a fighting machine.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyer8 months ago

    Excellent shot Colin. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...8 months ago

    This is superb work !! – Colin

  • Thanks Colin!

    – Colin Smedley

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