Last revised June 12, 1999
P-36A Ser No 38-020 was flown in November 1938 with an R-1830-25
engine offering 1100 hp for takeoff. This airplane was redesignated
P-36B. It attained a maximum speed of 313 mph. The airplane was
subsequently converted back to P-36A standards.
Curtiss Aircraft, 1907-1947, Peter M Bowers, Naval Institute Press,
The Curtiss Hawk 75, Aircraft in Profile No. 80, Profile
Publications, Ltd. 1966
War Planes of the Second World War, Fighters, Volume Four, William
Green, Doubleday, 1961.
Air Enthusiast, Volume 1, William Green et al, Doubleday, 1971.