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To the US A k y ~ icorps; The Curtiss P-6 and Boeing P-12 would form the major biplane fighting force of the American air arm in the years between world wars. In all, the variants of the P-6 encumbered fewer than 90 individual &ames, including the many which bore other designations at one time or another, yet the P-6 leR a mark which far exceeds its numbers. One P-6E Hawk is beautifilly restored today at the US Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio. 3 kg); , - . 62-mm) fixed machine-guns with 600 rounds per gun on sides of nose firing through propeller disc O Pilot Press Limited Hawks High A handful of P-6Es staggered on with the Punuit Squadrons after reeaui~rnentwith other t v m .

The XP-8 was almost bullet-nosed with its thin engine cowl and with the cooling radiator located across a broad section of the lower wing. The sole XP-8 airframe (28-359), powered by a n inverted Packard 2A-1530 e n g i n e , looked sleek enough to prevail in a dogfight against any adversary. But appearance was deceiving. The XP-8 was covered by a n Army contract dated April 1925 and was delivered in July 1927. It was essentially a private venture, financed by Boeing funds allocated in 1926, and was given the company designation Model 66.

The biplane fighter had progressed just about as far a s it could by this time, the later Curtiss Hawk and Boeing P-12 variants being considered the last word in biplane design given the available powerplants. The P-26 promised to be far better, and even the most diehard Anny official could not ignore the monoplane any longer. When it emerged in March 1932, the P-26 was a remarkable machine. Although possessing a n externally-braced wing with its attendant forest of bracing wires, it looked sleek and streamlined compared with the biplanes in service.

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