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CW-21B
The CW-21B in Dutch East Indies service

Curtiss-Wright CW-21 interceptor

This nimble interceptor from Curtiss-Wright was admired by some pilots (Erik Shilling of the AVG was one such) but generally has had a bad rap among military aviation buffs for its undistinguished record in Chinese and Dutch service. Richard Dunn takes a look at its history, beginning with its association with the same Bill Pawley whose CAMCO enterprise was so closely involved with the American Volunteer Group. His monograph is in six parts: