Yamaha 500 SR ‘Flying Tiger’ May 12, 2014 Inspired by the artwork on Claire Lee Chennault’s Curtiss P-40 Warhawk aircraft. She’s a tiger and she flies, exactly as the name suggests!Photos: Thomas Caplain Inspired by Claire Lee Chennault's 1940's Curtis P-40 Warhawk aircraft. Hand-painted details by Elise Collet Soravito. - Simplified electric wiring with mini left switch for horn and indicators.- Granturismo white grips. Why not?! Our inspiration in action! - Tail light from bicycles from the 40's. - Thermic tape wrapped exhaust pipe. Matt black powder coated engine crankcase covers.