The Curtiss Hydroaeroplane

The U.S. Navy’s First Airplane 1911-1916

The Curtiss Hydroaeroplane

By:  Bob Woodling

9780764337628
$89.99 Hardback
 2011/05/11
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2011/05/11
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

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8.5 X 11.0 in
256 pg



HISTORY / Military / General
This is the first book to detail the design and service history of the U.S. Navy’s first airplane, and presents the formative years of naval aviation between 1911-1916. The Curtiss Hydroaeroplane, made history as the first airplane to serve with the U.S. Navy, the Imperial Russian Navy and the Japanese Navy. Contained here are: newly created detailed drawings of the airplane, engine and its parts; highlights the contributions of the airplane’s designer, Glenn Curtiss, and his mentors.