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Writings: "What is This Thing Called Soaring", US Air Service

Collection Creator:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1931-11
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Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers / Series 3: General materials of Hattie Meyers Junkin
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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"Handbook of instructions for the assembly and maintenance with parts catalog of the Curtiss O-1G and O-39 Falcon airplanes." Source: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company.

Collection Creator:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)  Search this
Container:
Box D578, Folder D52.1 Curtiss / 326
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Oct. 1931.
Scope and Contents:
Airplanes - Curtiss O-39; Airplanes - Curtiss O-1G; War Dept. Technical Order 01-80 B; War Dept. Technical Order 01-25 D
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Wright Field Technical Documents Library
Wright Field Technical Documents Library / D52.1 - Airplanes (arranged alphabetically) / C / Curtiss
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Curtiss N-9H

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane Company  Search this
Materials:
Airframe: Wood
Main Float: Wood
Covering: Fabric
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 16.2 m (53 ft 4 in)
Length: 9.4 m (30 ft 10 in)
Height: 3.3 m (10 ft 9 in)
Weight: Empty, 973 kg (2,140 lb)
Gross, 1,257 kg (2,765lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1916-1927
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy Department.
Inventory Number:
A19630431000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Pre-1920 Aviation
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National Air and Space Museum
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Curtiss CD-12 Prototype (Serial Number 1) V-12 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Rubber, Preservative coating, Phenolic
Dimensions:
Overall: 39 1/4 x 22 1/8 x 63in., 680lb. (99.7 x 56.2 x 160cm, 308.4kg)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa1921
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy Department, Washington, D.C.
Inventory Number:
A19270005000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss R3C-2

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Co.,Garden City, Long Island, N.Y.  Search this
Materials:
HAZ MAT: Cadmium Plating, Radium
Wood, metal
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 6.71 m (22 ft.) upper
6.1 m (20 ft.) lower
Length: 6.01 m (19 ft. 8 1/2 in.)
Height: 2.46 m (8 ft. 1 in.)
Weight: Empty: 975 kg (2150 lb.)
Gross: 1152 kg (2539 lb.)
Engine: (1925) Curtiss
V-1400, 610 hp
(1926) Curtiss
V-1400, 665 hp
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1925
Credit Line:
Transferred from the War Department
Inventory Number:
A19280002000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss D-III Headless Pusher

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Airframe: Wood
Covering: Fabric
Dimensions:
Large Object: 7.8m × 10.36m × 2.7m, 632kg (25.6 ft. × 34 ft. × 8.9 ft., 1393.3lb.)
Updated weight: 815 lbs.
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1912
Credit Line:
Gift of Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Co.
Inventory Number:
A19280009000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Early Flight
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National Air and Space Museum
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Curtiss F9C-2 Sparrowhawk

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Dimensions:
Height: 3.66 m (12.0 ft)
Length: 6.27 m (20.6 ft)
Wing span: 7.63 m (25.0 ft)
Engine: Wright R-975E3, 328 kw (440 horsepower)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1932
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy Department, Bureau of Aeronautics
Inventory Number:
A19410007000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Commercial Aviation
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Curtiss Challenger R-600, 2-Row, Radial 6 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Magnesium
Aluminum, Steel, Copper, Rubber, Paint, Preservative coating
Dimensions:
Diameter 108.3 cm (42.6 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1928
Credit Line:
Gift of Wright Aeronautical Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19490008000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss V-X, V-8 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Aluminum, Paint, Phenolic, Rubber, Copper, Ceramic, Textile, Nickel plating
Dimensions:
Depth 142.3 cm (56 in.), Length 191.8 cm (75.5 in.), Width 113 cm (44.5 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1915
Credit Line:
Gift of the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
Inventory Number:
A19490021000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss V-4, V-12 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Aluminum, Preservative coating, Rubber, Plastic, Copper, Brass, Textile
Dimensions:
Approximate (Weight on stand): 681.3kg (1502lb.)
Other: 53 x 96 x 38in. (134.6 x 243.8 x 96.5cm)
Approximate: 132.08 x 243.84 x 95.89cm (4ft 4in. x 8ft x 3ft 1 3/4in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1915
Credit Line:
Purchased from Roosevelt Field, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19500097000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss Modified Model L, V-8 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Preservative coating, Paint, Aluminum, Brass
Dimensions:
Depth 90.2 cm (35.5 in.), Length 109.2 cm (43 in.), Width 80.6 cm (31.75 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1910
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Department of the Navy, Bureau of Aeronautics
Inventory Number:
A19510059000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss Robin J-1 Deluxe

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Fuselage: steel tube covered with fabric
Wings: wood with fabric
Dimensions:
3-D: 777.2 × 243.8cm, 903.1kg, 12.802m (25 ft. 6 in. × 8 ft., 1991lb., 42 ft.)
Wingspan: 12.5 m (41 ft.)
Length: 7.7 m (25 ft. 6 in.)
Height: 2.44 m (8 ft.)
Weight, Empty: 760 kg (1,675 lbs.)
Weight, Gross: 1,145 kg (2,523 lbs.)
Engine: Wright J-6-5 (R-540F) Whirlwind, 165 hp
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1928-1930
Credit Line:
Gift of Algene and Fred Key
Inventory Number:
A19560041000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss Conqueror V-1570-53 (G1V-1570-F), V-12 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Copper, Magnesium, Rubber, Paint, Brass, Textile
Dimensions:
Length 129.5 cm (51 in.), Width 66.0 cm (26 in.), Height 90.64 cm (35. 69 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1928
Credit Line:
Exchange with T. G. Vorhees
Inventory Number:
A19690359000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss C-4 or D-4, In-line 4 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Copper, Rubber, Steel, Ceramic, Aluminum, Paint, Preservative coating, Textile
Dimensions:
Height: 45.7 cm (18 in.), Width: 17.8 cm (7 in.), Depth: 50.8 cm (20 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1907
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. R. M. Kinderman
Inventory Number:
A19700370000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss K-12, V-12 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Aluminum, Paint, Preservative coating, Rubber, Ceramic, Copper, Brass, Phenolic
Dimensions:
Length 152.4 cm (60 in.) (approximate), Width 70.8 cm (27.875 in.), Height 101.9 cm (40.125 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1918
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19710907000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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Curtiss OXX-6, V-8 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
steel, Aluminum, copper, Rubber, Wood, Phenolic, Ceramic, brass, Textile
Dimensions:
Length: 144.1 cm (56.75 in.), Height: 93.3 cm (36.75 in.), Width: 75.6 cm (29.75 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1916
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19710916000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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Curtiss Chieftain H-1640, Radial 12 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Dimensions:
Other: 45 5/16 x 51 11/16 x 51 x 65 x 55in. (115.1 x 131.3 x 129.5 x 165.1 x 139.7cm)
Approximate (On stand): 638.7kg (1408lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1928
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19710917000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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Curtiss Ricardo R-6, In-line 6 Engine

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Preservative coating, Wood, Rubber, Textile, Aluminum, Paint, Phonolic, Copper
Dimensions:
Height 119.4 cm (47 in.), Width 55.9 cm (22 in.), Depth 233.7 cm (92 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1921
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19710936000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Curtiss OX-5 V-8 Engine

Title:
Curtiss OX-5 V-8 Engine
Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Willys-Morrow Company (Curtiss)  Search this
Designer:
Glenn H. Curtiss  Search this
Materials:
Metal
Dimensions:
Length 144.1 cm (56.75 in.), Width 75.6 cm (29.75 in.,) Height 93.3 cm (36.75 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1919
Credit Line:
On Loan from the War Department, Air Service, Washington, D.C.
Inventory Number:
A19200008000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Curtiss Propeller, Fixed-Pitch, Two-Blade, Wood

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Laminated wood, Doped fabric, Solder, Steel, Paint, Preservative coating
Dimensions:
3-D: 39kg (86lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Propellers & Impellers
Credit Line:
Gift of Col. Edward F. Carey Jr.
Inventory Number:
A19240003002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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