Shahbaz Aircraft Factory

The British took over Dooshan Tappeh IIAF complex including Shahbaz factories and the Russians took over control of Ghale Morghi Air Base. The invaders closed the IIAF Technical Officers Academy, the pilot training school, the maintenance school, and six air bases in the country. Personnel were dismissed from service and most of the aircraft were dismantled ( Some Air Force personnel witnessed that our Aircrafts were cut into half by British troops to make them useless). From 15 Curtiss H75 A-9 Hawk Aircrafts had purchased from USA and they were delivered on May 1941, 10 were ready to fly (SN 15252 to 15261 and other 5 were still in boxes. The British also took all these Aircraft and shipped them to India!!!