I think I’m getting what Whirlwind is getting at. Specs wise P-40 is a little better than F4Fs, it has around the same speed as A6M.
I looked on Wiki and seems like P-40 wasn’t that bad but didn’t progress in the war because it had short range. The combat history section was a surprising read.
Either way, not sure I understand your fascination with the phenomenon
I watched several Crossfit Games events on youtube, can’t rememeber what year. Those women made running look easy, 6-minutes mile and they looked like they were leisurly jogging (while wearing weights no less). Wanted to see if I could do that, without any weights.
Tired is enough.