The Shark Jaws

The P40’s always had a great look to them, combined with their history when WWI brook out made them a really great plane. When i first saw the shark jaws on a P40 at the Reno Air Races i was stunned. It looked awesome and terrifying at the same time. It wasn’t until just recently that i learned that the jaws were part of a divison of P40s called the Flying Tigers in that fought in China. It definitely makes for one great looking plane, like the jaws themselves will chomp down on you.

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As we were leaving the yard heading for the conference area to here the speakers form the Bomber division, i noticed one of the tugs had a unique characteristic to it. After a fresh paint job the the tug was outfitted with its own set of jaws. The Bad ass tug that commanded the yard.

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Images captured with Nikon D3, Nikkor AF-S 24-70 f2.8, on Lexar UDMA Digital Film

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